Instead of arguing over an old law, lawmakers need to decide how much tax revenue is needed and then figure out how to raise it. If they don't, there will be no serious deficit reduction and no tax reform.
Sales increased 1.3 percent since September and 8.87 percent above the level seen in October of 2010. The inventory of new homes still remains critically low, however.
Health insurance costs for low and moderate-income earners will be lowered through tax credits when the 2010 health reform law takes effect. But will the plan actually lower health insurance costs?
Some ecological economists are proposing putting large, heat-generating supercomputers, which normally require cooling, into residential basements as heating sources. Is this a clever new way to recycle energy, or too far-fetched to work?
Under a left-wing President pursuing worker-friendly policies, workers are worse off than they were under more conservative administrations
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