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The Great Corporate Business Tax Conundrum

Jan 27, 2013 - economy, ethics, industry - 2 Comments - Standard

Corporate business tax has recently become one of the most controversial political footballs in the world. In most developed countries, popular pressure is mounting on governments to impose higher and higher taxes on big business in the belief that this sector of the economy is not pulling its weight in the struggle to balance fiscal budgets. At the same time, these governments are struggling to underbid each other when it comes to setting corporate business tax rates because they are desperate to attract new overseas investment and to stop companies from moving to a foreign country where the tax burden is lower.

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Samaritan

The poor today, Samaritan revisited

May 15, 2011 - ethics, politics - 11 Comments - Standard
Samaritan

Samaritan

(Mat 25:37-Mat 25:40)  Then the just and upright will answer Him, Lord, when did we see You hungry and gave You food, or thirsty and gave You something to drink? And when did we see You a stranger and welcomed and entertained You, or naked and clothed You? And when did we see You sick or in prison and came to visit You?

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the corporation

Poverty of the people, wealth of Corporate

Dec 31, 2010 - economy, ethics, industry - 1 Comments - Standard
the corporation

the corporation

Adam Smith believed that a person pursuing one’s own self-interest and engaging in others self-interest would on whole benefit society as well. Smith asserted that a person who strived to enhance his or her wealth efficiently would ultimately promote the ends of the community involved; you could not have one without the other. Smith realized that profit making needed to include justice and benevolence. 

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Hospital as clinic?

Have new health insurance, will seek primary care physician

Oct 06, 2010 - economy, family, healthcare - 9 Comments - Standard
Hospital as clinic?

Hospital as clinic?

In the last few weeks two articles, one from Hospital & Health Networks and Managed Healthcare Executive have come across my desk, both discussing how hospitals will deal with the issues mentioned above. The expansion of healthcare benefits will affect each hospital and each state differently due to many factors, including how many of their residents are already insured, their residents income and unemployment levels, their residents median age and overall health, but on average charity care cases should go down.

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Our debt, our children, our world

Dec 02, 2009 - economy, healthcare, politics - 3 Comments - Standard

We have made it through another rough year folks, now the season turns cold with a little snow on the horizon. This Christmas we can be thankful for all we have, our families, our wives and husbands, our children, our health and freedom, however I think we can be a little Grinchy about the costs we have paid in cash, jobs and homes for the spending of a few well placed influential’s.

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