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Paul Brandus: The next battleground in the gun debate may be taxes

Guns and ammunition could be increasingly seen as an undertapped source of revenue, writes Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Paul Brandus: 7 emergencies worth worrying about more than Trump’s border obsession

Donald Trump tells us each day that the situation on the Mexican border is one such emergency. Here are more pressing emergencies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch15 hr. 30 min. ago

Paul Brandus: Trump isn’t the first president to walk away from an adversary

History suggests that future events depend in no small part on how adversaries view a sitting president. Weakness, or the perception of it, can invite danger. Strength can serve as a deterrent......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2019

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Forcing Macron to Cut Taxes

Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, said he is “rather favorable” towards easing the tax burden following a national debate in wake of the anti-government Yellow Vest protests. The French President launched a series of debat.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 26th, 2019

Paul Brandus: Medicare for All isn’t ‘radical,’ it’s popular

Republicans are fond of saying that ideas such as a Green New Deal, or Medicare for All, are “radical” policies, but many voters support them, writes Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Paul Brandus: Here’s the candidate most likely to give Trump trouble

The Democratic candidate who may give Trump the most trouble is skilled at retail politics, a smooth but slashing debater, and has broad likability among voters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Paul Krugman Believes a Recession Is Coming This Year or Next

The Nobel Prize-winning economist points to the Eurozone as already being "really close to recession." The Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has added his two cents to the debate over whether a recession is coming. Yes, he says, it is......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 11th, 2019

Paul Brandus: Trump hasn’t proven that a billionaire can’t be an effective president — only that he isn’t

Former New York Mayor Mich.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 4th, 2019

JPMorgan CEO: "No problem" paying higher taxes if used properly

JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, who leads one of Wall Street's biggest banks, said on Wednesday that the ultra-rich could afford to pay more taxes as a wider political debate rages over increasing taxes for the wealthy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

User Fee Plan Enters 2019 Highway Funding Debate

Improving roads and bridges with fees collected by a mileage-based usage system as an alternative to raising federal fuel taxes is on the table as Congress begins fresh debates over how to pay for infrastructure. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 24th, 2019

Paul Brandus: Doubletalk and delusion characterize Trump’s first two years

Gaslighting and doubletalk have come to define Donald Trump’s presidency after two years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 22nd, 2019

Paul Brandus: The facts and public opinion work against Trump on his wall

If it was really an emergency on the southern border, Trump and his allies could just rely on facts, argues Paul Brandus.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2019

Paul Brandus: Nothing is as good as Trump’s White House claims

As a new year begins, there .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 2nd, 2019

Paul Brandus: Why 2019 may be rough on Trump — and us

Donald Trump thinks his presidency is rolling along like a fine-tuned machine. It’s unlikely that a year from now he’ll be so cheerful, writes Paul Brandus.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Dallas investor talks hockey, business and why he hates losing

"... If there is any debate in what the rules are, I’ll probably push it as far as I can, whether it’s taxes or other things I can do.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Follow the money — the mark-to-market grade for the Trump administration isn’t great

Trump has disrupted supply chains, blown up market relationships that took years to build and added uncertainty that makes executives cautious about capital spending, and foreign investors think twice about investing in America......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

Paul Brandus: George H.W. Bush’s qualities are missing today

The qualities most associated with the 41st president, who died Friday, are in short supply today, writes MarketWatch columnist Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

Paul Brandus: America has always been great, and men like George H.W. Bush made it greater

The qualities most associated with the 41st president, who died Friday, are in short supply today, writes MarketWatch columnist Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 1st, 2018

Paul Brandus: A White House reporter’s take on the Acosta-Trump dustup

The real issue here, outlined in the suit, is that in an open democracy, it “is critical to preserve the media’s ability to ask hard questions and hold the government accountable,” says Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Paul Brandus: With Saudi Arabia, Trump has the one thing he should understand: leverage

Now, and beyond the view of most Americans, the royal family’s power is waning......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Debate recap: McCaskill and Hawley square off over healthcare, taxes, tariffs

5 On Your Side along with Nine Network Public Media and the St. Louis Public Radio hosted an hour-long senate debate between Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Claire McCaskill. Here is a recap of what happened in Thursday night's debate. Cuts .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018