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When Math Attacks

Basic math can be cruel. Long ago, when Ronald Reagan was first running for president, he promised, were he president, an across-the-board reduction in income tax rates and an even larger reduction in capital gains tax rates. That would goose … Continue reading

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The Mean Season

Here’s a thought. The worst of times is when you’re told it’s the best of times, and you are told that you’d damned well better get a smile on your face and appreciate what’s going on around you right now, … Continue reading

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Look for the Union Label

Hollywood is an odd place. Everyone knows that, but those of us who live here know just how odd this place is. Yeah, there are all the movie studios, which aren’t actually in Hollywood itself, but then there are all … Continue reading

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The Last Labor Day

Another Labor Day has come and gone, not that anyone even thinks about what the holiday was about. Organized labor? That’s so Joe Hill (he might have been innocent by the way) – although there were a scattering of the … Continue reading

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