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The Tyranny of Bresiger’s ABC/XYZ Law of Government: How to start reversing it.

Bresiger’s ABC/XYZ Law of Government: Even when governments are elected to do something that many people want, when the government is given the authority to do ABC, something bad eventually happens. In a few years, it becomes obvious that the government has gone far behind ABC, even though the voters only authorized ABC. The government…

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The ABC/XYZ Rule of Runaway Government and How to End It.

Bresiger’s ABC/XYZ Law of Government: Even when governments are elected to do something that many people want, when the government is given the authority to do ABC, something bad eventually happens. In a few years, it becomes obvious that the government has gone far behind ABC, even though the voters only authorized for ABC. The…

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To an Absent Friend: The Terrific Tuxedo Time

He came into our lives unexpectedly. He captured our hearts as well as those of our neighbors and strangers who became friends. It began on a cold wintry night, about 15 years ago, in a forest area just behind our house in Kew Gardens, Queens (We live just behind Forest Park, the last great project…

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The Automatic Option: How to get started saving and investing

You pay your cable, light and other bills each month without thinking. In fact, many people have set up electronic bill payment systems to ensure bills are paid on time. You instruct the bank, or possibly some other financial institution, to take money out of an account and pay something at a certain time each…

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Your Significant Other Could Destroy Your Financial Life

She likes to spend. He likes to save. He likes to live large. She likes to invest regularly. What are the chances of these couples achieving financial independence or even staying together? They are very low. That’s because when couples feud over money, the marriage or relationship tends to end up on the rocks. Do…

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Raising Investment Taxes Hurts the Economy: A Q&A with a Reaganite economist

Dr. Arthur Laffer, one of the leaders of the supply side revolution of the 1980s in which marginal federal tax rates were slashed, criticizes a new Hillary Clinton proposal to almost double short-term capital gains taxes to 39.6 percent on those in the top tax bracket. “She is absolutely out to lunch,” Laffer said for…

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