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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Chan Lowe: Over the fiscal cliff

    Chan Lowe: Over the fiscal cliff
    As I’ve said many times before, don’t blame our hard-working representatives for Washington gridlock. Blame the morons who elect them. In other words, look in the mirror.   The latest conventional wisdom on why the nation is about to...
  • Chan Lowe: The fiscal cliff vote

    Chan Lowe: The fiscal cliff vote
    We know that Congress is a bunch of weasels. That’s not a value judgment, just a statement of fact. The curse and the genius of our system is that each member of that body happens to be a kept weasel. We can’t vote out somebody else’s...
  • Chan Lowe: Fiscal cliff

    Chan Lowe: Fiscal cliff
    I detest the term, “fiscal cliff.” I am repelled by the analogy, if that’s what it is. I swore to myself that I would not stoop to the level of using the “cliff” visual in a cartoon.   But when it came time to making a...
  • Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms

    Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms
    Steve Looney, 53, is a certified public accountant, board-certified lawyer, and chairman of the tax department at the Orlando-based law firm Dean Mead. He spoke with Orlando Sentinel staff writer Sara K. Clarke about what small-business owners should keep...
  • Santa Claus industry gets Christmas boost from resurgent demand

    Santa Claus industry gets Christmas boost from resurgent demand
    The season of big-bellied, white-bearded old men is upon us, and there seems to be more of them this Christmas than ever before. “Santa Claus is in high demand this year,” said Holly Valent, registrar for the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus...
  • We all must be part of the fiscal cliff solution

    We all must be part of the fiscal cliff solution
    I am a military veteran, a local legislator and the CEO of a company that works with the Department of Defense. I deeply understand the virtue of sacrifice, the benefit of a hard-won compromise and the dire situation that our national debt and the "fiscal...
  • Global climate talks stall — again

    Global climate talks stall — again
    One can just imagine the future "Jeopardy" TV quiz show answer: The name of the international conference that took place in early December of 2012 that critics universally panned for accomplishing little despite overwhelming evidence of a global...
  • Lessons of 'Lincoln' and 'Hyde Park on Hudson': Politicians are imperfect, even the great ones

    Lessons of 'Lincoln' and 'Hyde Park on Hudson': Politicians are imperfect, even the great ones
    Two new movies, "Lincoln" and "Hyde Park on the Hudson," are intimate portraits of the two most consequential presidents of the United States. They are timely reminders that politics has never been pretty and our leaders have never been prefect human...
  • Commentary: What the fiscal cliff means to O.C. taxpayers

    There has been much hand-wringing over the "fiscal cliff" in the media lately, but very little about what protective measures citizens can take should we end up diving off the cliff head-first. For those of us who are not ready to repatriate it's time...
  • 'Obamacare,' fiscal cliff leads to small business optimism plunge

    American small business owners are in a sour mood, with optimism at one of its lowest levels since 1986, but don’t blame Superstorm Sandy. It’s the fiscal cliff’s fault, according to a new report from the National Federation of...
  • The other, more dangerous, cliffs

    The other, more dangerous, cliffs
    The "fiscal cliff" isn't nearly the biggest cliff we face -- if we're talking about dangerous precipices looming on the horizon. Here are three: The child poverty cliff. A staggering number of our children are impoverished. Between 2007 and 2011, the...