Tag Archives: Anti-trust

The hell with the NFL

First they cover up widespread drug use, spousal abuse and even brain injury to their players. All the while getting richer and richer on an anti-trust waiver no business should have. Then they deny college athletes who play for the … Continue reading

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Over 1% of all U.S. government spending in April was NEW spending for Medicaid

Over 1% of all U.S. government spending in April was NEW spending for Medicaid. In April of 2015, total U.S. government spending was $317 billion. In April of 2015, total U.S. government spending on Medicaid rose by 17% or $4 … Continue reading

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At some point, politics becomes war

  I’m not unhappy Obama’s senior advice team has disbanded; they weren’t very good at what they did. The sad part is, that in Washington D.C., no matter how incompetent the administration official, Democrat or Republican, there is a never … Continue reading

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What must it have been like to live through the 1920’s and 30’s?

What must it have been like to live through the 1920’s and 30’s? Very dark clouds are gathering. Step outside and you can feel a cold wind blowing, even though it’s summer. I’m not a coward, but I’m afraid. The … 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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“I’m for the Middle Class” I hereby declare!

By Karl Spain I believe in the middle class. It was a concept I learned about in economics’ (I didn’t go to college long, but I took a college econ course) that stuck with me. This idea was, in essence, … Continue reading

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