Category: Government, Politics
Why is the government making tax planning so challenging? Barbara Weltman talks with Jim Blasingame about some of the difficulties small businesses are having with tax planning and why that's creating a negative affect on jobs creation. She also reports on key tax reporting dates.
What does America have to do to regain our global leadership in the marketplace of things and the marketplace of ideas? Jim Blasingame says America can't keep living off of what we accomplished in the 20th century. The 21st century is a brand new place, and we have to demand more of ourselves and those we allow to represent us.
Is the thing that makes the Internet free in danger? Steve DelBianco reports with Jim Blasingame that the default opt-in relationship between visitors and websites allows advertising to pay for your free access. Will the intentions of some in government to change this relationship hurt the success of the Internet?
More loans won't cause small businesses to hire more people. That's the message Tracy Eden and Jim Blasingame have to the question about lending to small businesses. The problem isn't more loans, it's minimizing fear and uncertainty.
The truth about small business access to capital isn't what you hear on television or from Washington. Tracy Eden and Jim Blasingame talk about the why main stream media and President Obama are completely wrong when they say small businesses can't get loans, and identify a number of Main Street loan sources that never stopped working with small businesses.
Will more money in community banks create more small business jobs? Mike Menzies and Jim Blasingame discuss how community banks will respond to Obama's plan to give them access to $30 billion to lend to small businesses. Mike says it may help create jobs, Jim disagrees.
How will independents change the face of politics? Rich Galen and Jim Blasingame talk about how the concept of being a "registered independent" could result in a significant paradigm shift for both the Republicans and the Democrats and change the way we govern for the better.
What impact will Obama's state of the union speech have on civility? Rich Galen and Jim Blasingame talk about the president's chastising of the Supreme Court in his speech and what kind of a "defining deviancy down" precedent that could set.
Will Obama's plans actually grow small business jobs? Libertarian Wayne Allyn Root joins Jim Blasingame with his opinion about whether President Obama's plans to grow jobs will work.
What is the future of Libertarianism in American politics? What's the difference between a Libertarian and a conservative? Wayne Allyn Root joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how national politics will shape up over the next three years as a result of the recent elections.
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