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  • What To Expect In 2014 (And Beyond)  [View instapost]
    I understand the initial desire of corporations to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., but see great head winds forming via the EPA and ACA cost to these same corporations. While foreign wage increases might give CEO's reason to want to move to more competitive environments, ACA and capital gains tax rules would quickly nullify those advantages. And why would these companies want to put up with the cluster we call immigration when the foreign workers they'd like to import are already in a home country and can be paid less than if imported into the U.S. I just don't see the optimism you do for 2014.
    Feb 10, 2014. 02:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The "widespread impression" is that "Texas is corrupt, callous, racist, theocratic, stupid, belligerent, and most of all, dangerous," writes Erica Greider in a new book. Greider sets out to counter this perception and explain why America should learn from the Lone Star State. The economy is thriving, helped by weak government, strict lending laws, Nafta, mass immigration and generous business incentives, not to mention lots of oil. [View news story]
    Some years back a yaehoo asked Texans if they wanted to put "the Friendly State" on the license plates, most Texans replied " we aint that G.D. friendly". So if you don't like it here Leave, aint nobody keeping ya here. And if your thinking of moving here WE don't care how you did back where ever ya came from, so shut up, do your job, and drink yourself silly on the weekends. Otherwise stay in what ever Utopia your thinking of leaving
    Apr 8, 2013. 12:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment