Category Archives: Corporate Tax Reform

Taxes are the next big factor hurting Entrepreneurship

“If corporate profits are at an all-time high, why are corporate taxes near a 60-year low?” The Atlantic, Derek Thompson, May, 2013 Right now, if you start a business here in Maryland, a small business, like a gas station, you … Continue reading

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Why Regulations are definitely a factor in the decline of Entrepreneurship

Regulations are definitely a factor. Small businesses, (how most new ones start out), simply can’t keep up with the paperwork required by law today. I would list all the stupid regulations and taxes and filing requirements, but it would bore … Continue reading

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What is an entrepreneur and why are they valuable?

By Karl Spain As an entrepreneur, having started over 30 businesses, and run them, in all shapes and sizes, from a chain of six daily newspapers to an IT company working for Tommy Hilfiger in NYC, from companies with one … Continue reading

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What the Fed doesn’t know…can hurt us

At the Federal Reserve, they call it “Secular Stagnation,” but before we dive into that, a little foundation. Prior to the creation of the Federal Reserve (a central bank), the U.S. routinely experienced financial panics, and on a short cycle. … Continue reading

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Health Care — the Grand Bargain we need

Or, Now is the time to fix this, before we all die. By Karl Spain As ridiculous as it may seem, I see a way out of this health care impasse which is threatening to blow up into a little … Continue reading

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