Blog Posts - Fiscal Cliff



Mario plays Three Card Monti and wins

OPTION PIT 4-Day Boot Camp 8 Hour LIVE online Boot Camp starts December 9th, 2014 The ECB had their big announcement today and, drumroll, they are going to do nothing else.  I think after watching QE in the USA and the never ending printing pres...
by Option Pit Blog on Dec 4, 2014

The Fiscal Cliff And What It Means For Education

Are you overwhelmed by the incessant talk of the fiscal cliff? There seems to be a great deal of uncertainty, confusion and misinformation surrounding funding [...]...
by How To Learn on Jun 27, 2013

The Fiscal Cliff And What It Means For Education

Are you overwhelmed by the incessant talk of the fiscal cliff? There seems to be a great deal of uncertainty, confusion and misinformation surrounding funding [...]...
by How To Learn on Jun 27, 2013

Ben Bernanke: Blather from the Ivory Tower!

Bernanke Q and A redux: Nothing but a snake oil salesman! Back in December after a Ben Bernanke press conference like the one I am watching now, I wrote 'Ben Bernanke: Snake oil salesman! (Bonus animated video: QE explained)'. What I wrote then seem...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 20, 2013

CPAC: Stitching America back together in spite of the RHINOS and LIBERALS

How did we get here and what can be done about it? This didn’t happen over night America.  It began a few generations ago to an unsuspecting America lead by a Progressive Liberal President, Woodrow Wilson.  Ever so subtle did … Continue...

1400 Days without a Budget! What’s up with that Barack?

Seriously Barack, how can you stand before the American people and continue your blame game when you and your Democratically Controlled Senate have done nothing, absolutely nothing, to bring a balanced budget plan to the American people.  We demand...

6 Overlooked Tax Breaks for Individuals -

Confused about which credits and deductions you can claim on your 2012 tax return? You're not alone. Even in an ordinary tax year, it's hard to remember which tax breaks you can take, but the fiscal cliff fiasco this year made it even more difficult...
by Security Tax Services on Mar 5, 2013

If the Sequester had been Obama’s Idea, It Wouldn’t Exist

Washington’s latest episode of finger-pointing is further validation that Americans are being governed by a hodge-podge of brats and immature idiots.  What’s worse is the media, who should serve as a touchstone of informed, factual, balanced ana...
by The Pragmatic Pundit on Feb 27, 2013

Fact Checking the Liar in Chiefs Speech

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama did some cherry-picking Tuesday night in defense of his record on jobs and laid out a conditional path to citizenship for illegal immigrants that may be less onerous than he made it sound. A look … Continue...

IRS Announces Filing Dates For Taxpayers Claiming Education Credits …

But the agency still won't accept returns claiming credits for adoption expenses, energy-efficiency improvements and business breaks until the first week of March. I recently received a letter from the IRS alerting me that it had made changes to...

Tax Breaks Granted By The 2012 Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

The Fiscal Cliff negotiations earlier this year created new tax breaks for homeowners, and extended others.
by Atlanta Real Estate on Feb 6, 2013

Barack see’s his Shadow…Four more years of Misery Predicted

For more years of Misery predicted as Barack Obama steps into the Rose Garden and see’s his shadow So what exactly can we expect? Under this Obama presidency America will become vulnerable to additional terrorist attacks and that the threats &#...

Extortion During the Fiscal Cliff Deal

This story first appeared in the New York Times on January 19 and because everyone isn't angry, I have to believe you missed it, so I'm telling it again. Since the 2010 elections, Democrats and Republicans have fought over taxes, spending, the defi...
by The Pragmatic Pundit on Feb 1, 2013

Debt ceiling: With debate on hold, where is U.S. economy headed now?

Like a sailboat caught in the doldrums, the US economy in 2013 is looking for a puff of wind to get it moving again. Seemingly every bit of positive economic news is offset by some that is negative: Tax rates for most everyone who works are up, now t...
by Law & Industry Daily on Jan 25, 2013

Debt ceiling: With debate on hold, where is U.S. economy headed now?

Like a sailboat caught in the doldrums, the US economy in 2013 is looking for a puff of wind to get it moving again. Seemingly every bit of positive economic news is offset by some that is negative: Tax rates for most everyone who works are up, now t...
by Law & Industry Daily on Jan 25, 2013

The Old Age Fiscal Cliff.

Okay, then let’s pretend that all of us have all the money in the world for all of our animals in any emergency. In other words, let’s pretend it’s a perfect world. Continue reading →...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 25, 2013

Global Investment and the Fiscal Cliff – The Markets Perspective

Pending the outcome of the next Fiscal Cliff negotiations (which have in all reality been delayed, rather than solved) the Global markets may move into calmer waters as the government inevitably confronts its duty for sustainable spending and a serio...
by Debt Roundup on Jan 22, 2013

We Have a Spending Problem and it's NOT Medicare

In order to come to terms with what the deficit and our debt really mean, it is first necessary to dispel what author David Cay Johnson calls Republican’s “brazen lies, calculated deceptions and vacuous sound bites”.  They are many.  For exa...
by The Pragmatic Pundit on Jan 22, 2013

The Fiscal Cliff Doesn’t Reduce Pork Barrel Projects

Today we reprint portions of a column from John Mauldin,  How To Benefit From The Fiscal Cliff Pork Barrels By John Mauldin | January 17, 2013 In all of the emotional wrangling over the Fiscal Cliff, politicians may posture in front of the micr...
by Cymor Strategic Growth Funds on Jan 19, 2013

Great Photo: The use of human props!

Barack Obama brought in child props attempting to somehow justify his use of the executive order to enact gun control laws in his first, but likely not his last, salvo fired against the 2nd Amendment! Why not have the GOP do the same in the country'...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 18, 2013


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