Obama’s 2-year college plan probably not the answer

January 27, 2015, by John Norris

In his State of the Union address, President Obama announced his plan to make a community college education free for all those who maintain a certain grade point average. He would fund this with increased capital gains taxes on the wealthy. While this doesn’t have a chance of passing Congress, is it a good idea economically speaking? ...Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser Sunday Jan 25th... The opinions expressed within...

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Some Common Cents for January 23rd 2015

January 23, 2015, by John Norris

This week, a fair number of people have asked me if I watched the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. Given I am prone to bloviate about the economy and the markets, you might think I am interested in politics. However, I unintentionally missed the President’s speech, although I probably wouldn’t have tuned in even if I had remembered to do so. It completely slipped my mind...Read On... The opinions expressed within this...

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