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Now, with just 19 days before the election, is not the time for Democrats to start talking about corporate tax cuts

It’s being that Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer, in an interview yesterday with CNBC’s John Harwood, said that one of his top two priorities next year, if he and the Democrats take back control of the Senate, would be to push for a tremendous corporate tax cut. The following comes by way of The Intercept. Speaking […]

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Ypsilanti’s Michigan Avenue bridge, built in 1912

My dad, who lives in Kentucky, sent me a report by the Michigan Department of Transportation on bridge health today, suggesting that I perhaps alter my routes based upon the information contained within it. For the most part, I didn’t see anything too terribly shocking, but I was surprised to see that downtown Ypsilanti had […]

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Obama’s pro-business gambit, and why it will likely fail

Tomorrow, we’re told, President Obama will propose an economic incentive package indented to help turn the American economy around. From what little I’ve been able to find in the press, it’s sounds like just the kind of thing that the American economy needs. It would not only provide generous tax incentives to companies pursuing research […]

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It’s time to invest in America’s cities

The “New York Times” has a good piece today on how we’ve put off investing in America’s cities for far too long. The author of the piece, Nicolai Ouroussoff, doesn’t focus on Detroit specifically, but I think a great deal of what he has to say is applicable here in the region. Here’s a clip: […]

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