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I’m so uncertain, I can’t run my business!

Let’s talk about “uncertainty”. There is a long article in the online USA Today entitled “Q&A: Looming small business tax hike explained“. The highlight is that tax cuts are scheduled to expire at the end of 2012. The cuts were enacted in 2001 and 2003, then extended in 2010. Business owners don’t know if they […]

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Governing is Not Like Running A Business

On the NPR program "Day to Day" (May 4 2006),  Doug Sutherland, Lands Commissioner for Washington State, says: "I got rid of bare land…As forest land, it had little or no value." Reporter Austin Jenkins continues:  Sutherland fiercely defends the land swap as a smart business move. He says the forest was no longer earning any […]