Monthly Archives: November 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

A very Happy Thanksgiving to all! I hope you enjoy a wonderful day with family and friends. Would it be Thanksgiving without Arlo Guthrie and Alice’s Restaurant?

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Attack of the Pods

Please don’t ask why this post is here on a political web site! I just love coffee! Some interesting gift ideas. http://live.wsj.com/public/page/embed-3897AF15_BADE_47B4_AD77_1AD07FE15944.html

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Two Stepping to the Cliff

The issues involved in the so called “fiscal cliff” have been written about ad infinitum. With the first general meeting held at the White House and all coming out spouting optimistic platitudes the level of optimism has gone way up. … Continue reading

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New Transportation Taxes Coming.

With Massachusetts looking at mid year budget cuts due to missing it’s revenue benchmarks, and with transportation scheduled for review in the coming month(s), it appears likely that there will be a strong push by the Governor and the legislative … Continue reading

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No Massachusetts Tax Reductions on January 1, and…..

The relatively modest reduction in the state income tax rate scheduled to occur on January 1, from 5.25% to 5.2%, will not occur, as the financial yardsticks necessary for implementation have not been met. As you may recall voters opted … Continue reading

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Tax Expenditures in the News

What more exciting subject could there be besides “tax expenditures” to write about today? I can think of nothing else that I would rather do over this weekend than study the new report from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation on Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Everybody Better Sober Up

The Democrats have won a smashing victory this past cycle, and with that victory will come great expectations. Naturally there are a whole host of issues that many Democrats feel have been neglected for the past four years, and they … Continue reading

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