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  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    MI - you can only get what you can afford in the real world so do you think the US can afford Medicare style healthcare for everyone ?
    Mar 14, 2013. 03:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    MI - lots of things are great... you buying?

    your comments are getting silly
    Mar 14, 2013. 11:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    After you pay the co-insurance Medicare is great - but then again it isn't covering the whole nation..... it's only about 16% of the population, what's your point MI ?
    Mar 13, 2013. 10:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    Seriously ? How do you know what is or isn't life threatening if you don't go to a specialist ?

    I lived in Canada for years - taxes are super high, free medical care was great for the kids' sniffles but terrible for serious issues.... which had to get fixed in the U.S.

    Friends with heart attacks are stabilized and sent home rather than fixed.
    Mar 13, 2013. 08:22 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    When they did ObamaCare they should of redone the tax code with it. If they revamp and simplify the code, to really get comprise, they will throw everything into chaos again.

    A consumption tax will allow the government to control jobs, consumer spending, etc, the same way the Fed controls capital spending. It also taxes the rich far more than the poor.
    Mar 13, 2013. 03:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Might Have Decided To Put Amazon.com Out Of Business [View article]
    exactly beta testing = dream stage 2
    Mar 13, 2013. 01:47 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    Passing something in Senate requires the leap of faith - Harry hasn't been able to pull it together for years.
    Mar 13, 2013. 01:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Might Have Decided To Put Amazon.com Out Of Business [View article]
    Shopping Express is still in the dream stage.
    Mar 13, 2013. 01:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Might Have Decided To Put Amazon.com Out Of Business [View article]
    Keep pounding away at AMZN Paulo I'm selling at 300.

    The funny part is that AMZN profits have been sacrificed to growth, like distribution centers. How many distribution centers does Google have? If Google builds out like AMZN then it will be a race to the bottom for Google - unless they do what Netflix did and use AMZNs resources.
    Mar 13, 2013. 01:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    And neither is the one from Patty Murray (D) looking for a $1T in taxes.

    These things look like philosophical statements not budgets.... Dems want taxes and Repubs want spending cuts.....
    Mar 13, 2013. 01:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    It gets worse.... the only way to fund the government is to then pass smaller appropriation bills which then can be earmarked with all sorts of goodies over a long period of time and you could probably squeeze in some other government mandates.

    So in essence you buy cooperation (and budget expenditures) with earmarks and you don't have to deal with folks reading the budget or critiquing those expenditures.

    So not passing a budget is a strategy to pass some earmarks, frivolous expenditures, and bills that wouldn't stand on their own.
    Mar 12, 2013. 10:54 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    yep and ten years ago it was the reverse.... around and around we go.
    Mar 12, 2013. 09:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    This is Washington right? If Ryan said cut all loopholes like Boehner did the dems would still not be happy. It's about politics and destroying your opponent for the power ... And yes the repubs do it too.
    Mar 12, 2013. 09:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan calls his latest budget proposal "an invitation to the president of the United States, to the Senate Democrats to come together to fix these problems." Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says it's a "total uncompromising" blueprint and dead on arrival. Hollen adds a warning to the markets as well, noting that despite the healthy performance of stocks recently, the impact from another stalemate will likely reverse those gains very quickly. [View news story]
    Chris Van Hollen is a real piece of work... Master of the markets.
    Mar 12, 2013. 09:05 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon Q1 2013 Revenue Growth Continues To Track Below Q4 2012 [View article]
    Paulo - the fact that you have shorted AMZN for so long and have written countless articles on why the stock is overvalued makes one question the credibility of your analysis if not repetitiveness..

    What would be interesting is if you wrote a comprehensive article on how/why the stock continues to rise when in fact its earnings are nil.
    Mar 12, 2013. 02:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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