Thursday, February 26, 2004
The Federal Government?¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s recent actions on censorship demonstrate a tremendous danger to free speech.
Once you start down the path of the government deciding permissible content for radio (or TV, newspapers, or the internet) to air, the country is in very serious trouble. A company such as Clear Channel may decide it doesn?¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢t want to air a particular program, but it is entirely different for the government to impose such a decision. Continue reading Federal Government?¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s recent actions demonstrate a tremendous danger to free speech
Wednesday, February 25, 2004
The ?¢‚Ç¨?ìcrisis?¢‚Ç¨¬ù in the U.S. about ?¢‚Ç¨?ìexporting jobs,?¢‚Ç¨¬ù will become a campaign issue. However, the immense impact of the United States?¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢ taxation of exports is being ignored.
Politicians will attempt to dismiss the cause as ?¢‚Ç¨?ìgreed?¢‚Ç¨¬ù by corporate interests which requires more laws from Washington. The fact is that the U.S. taxes our own exports to the rest of the world whereas the rest of the world does not do the reverse. According to Ernest Christian, a tax expert based in Washington D.C., the disadvantage to the U.S. is between $120 billion and $150 billion per year. Think about that number. Continue reading Out-sourcing Jobs? What about the causes?