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  • Apr 01, 2004

    Will Kerry Economic Plan Be Harmful Or Merely Useless?

    John Kerry has unveiled his long-awaited economic plan -- one that he says will create 10 million new jobs in the U.S.

    It's an extraordinarily unambitious plan, one that relies primarily on two tax gimmicks of dubious value. One would penalize U.S. companies with foreign operations to pay for a cut in the corporate tax rate. The other would revive a discredited job subsidy plan that has been tried before and failed.

  • Mar 05, 2004

    Healthcare Crisis In America

    CNNfn  - The Financial Network

  • Mar 03, 2004

    Former Bush aide sees 'a very tough campaign'

    The John Kerry juggernaut in the Democratic primaries has convinced President Bush that the Massachusetts senator is his opponent in the 2004 election, and he expects a tough fight, a top supporter said Wednesday.

  • Mar 02, 2004

    Handwriting Is On The Wall For Tomorrow's Job Seekers

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics has just issued a new report on employment growth over the next decade.

    Prepared by the agency's career staff, it has an excellent record of forecasting industry and occupational trends. It contains good news for those seeking jobs -- if they have the right skills.

  • Mar 01, 2004

    Missing the point . . . and the options

    The 2004 campaign is under way, and finally the political world has turned its attention to the single most important domestic policy issue we face: Social Security. In comments before the House Budget Committee on Wednesday, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan inadvertently ignited a firestorm that spooked the media, frightened retirees and put the election-year spin machines in high gear - all because he told the truth.

  • Feb 25, 2004

    Job Worries Shouldn't Stop Veto of Transportation Bill

    All parents know that when they let children get away with something they know is wrong, the chances are good that the children will do it again and push a little further next time. Eventually, a crisis point is reached where parents must put their foot down and punish the bad behavior.

  • Feb 23, 2004

    Climate science or science fiction?

    Proponents of policies to control human-induced global warming cite science as the basis for their claims and proposals. There is only one problem -- as much as they claim otherwise, there is no scientific consensus for their theories.

  • Feb 08, 2004

    President launching a quiet domestic revolution, too

    Since 9-11, discussion of the current President Bush's vision has been limited primarily to foreign policy and the Bush doctrine of "pre-emption." But while foreign policy legitimately has dominated, Mr. Bush quietly has pieced together a domestic policy vision that has just as much chance to be revolutionary.