A tax lobbyist friend told me yesterday that he's gone into the economic stimulus business.
In response to my inquiring look that begged for more information, he said that I'd be surprised how many industries and professions have tax reductions that they want in any economic stimulus package that is considered this year and are looking to him to come up with arguments that confirm they will, indeed, be stimulative.
If you're reading this blog there is a very strong chance that you have more than a passing interest in U.S. politics. If you have a passing interest in U.S. politics, there's a good chance that you know about the classic picture of Harry S Truman holding up a copy of a newspaper with the now infamously wrong headline, "Dewey Beats
Question: Was last night's New Hapshire Democratic primary results the 21st century equivalent of Dewey Beats Truman?
OMB Director Jim Nussle announced today that the Bush fiscal 2009 budget, which will be submitted to Congress on February 4, will posted online and not provided in printed books to Congress, the media, and executive branch departments and agencies. Here's the full Nussle statement.
I grew up in New York City when the New York Sun had already merged with two other newspapers -- the World and the Telegram, and when the World Telegram and Sun was considered a very very good paper.
How sad that teh current incarnation, which once again is a stand alone paper, has become almost a parody on what a newspaper should be.