Tag Archives: Corporate tax reform

Handwriting on the wall

We need to change our corporate tax code or America is going down the tubes. I have a new tax plan that fixes this income inequality problem and gdp growth problem at the same time — and some little subtle … 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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Why will the stock market crash?

by Karl Spain  The market is a reflection of basic economic activity in the United States, and even though it’s daily performance often has nothing to do with the talked about events of the day, the underlying algorithms that drive … Continue reading

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Small Business in America is Being Starved for Capital

Or, Entrepreneurship in the United States is in Decline, Part IV. Those that keep up with my blog have read a few pieces about this disastrous trend here, and now we’ve got further evidence, of just how bad it really … 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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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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