FTC Should Enter Settlement with Google Swiftly (Updated)

Update: The FTC has reached a fair settlement agreement with Google without going through the unnecessary time and expense of court.  “[Google] agreed to a legal settlement on patents that Jon Leibowitz, the commission chairman, called a “landmark enforcement action” that applies to huge high-tech markets like smartphones and tablet computers.”  It is pleasing to […]

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Twas the Night Before Cliffmas

This is a poem written by my colleague Michelle Booth about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations happening in Washington D.C.  Brilliant!  Please feel free to share this.  You can right click and save the image on your computer.  I’ve included the text below as well. Text: Twas the night before Cliffmas when all through the house, […]

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Why We Need a 90% Tax Rate on the Rich

Comedian Art Linkletter (“Kids Say the Darndest Things!”) was a big “C” conservative who believed in smaller government, lower taxes, privatizing social security and pulling oneself up by one’s boot straps.  He was a lifelong friend of Ronald Reagan, who ignored his advice to stay out of politics. Ironically,  by also ignoring his own advice, […]

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CREW, UAW Charge Romney with Ethics Violations Surrounding Windfall Profits from Auto Bailout

CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington) and the United Auto Workers have filed a formal complaint with US Office of Government Ethics in Washington stating that Gov. Mitt Romney improperly hid a profit of $15.3 million to $115.0 million in Ann Romney’s so-called “blind” trust. The Romneys’ gigantic windfall was hidden inside an […]

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