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  • Why She Returned Calls From Fake IRS Agent: The Threats

    Why She Returned Calls From Fake IRS Agent: The Threats
    The Bottom Line has warned, more than once, about scammers posing as IRS representatives who call consumers and demand payment of taxes. So has the state attorney general's office and the state Department of Consumer Protection. The calls haven't...
  • It's crazy, but Congress taxes our patience -- again

    Call me crazy, but once again, Congress taxes our patience. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Which means one thing: I am positively certifiable. The reason? I trusted Congress. Again....
  • Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality

    Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality
    I saw the state kill a man once. It was in Virginia, not Connecticut, but most people would have thought he had it coming. He'd assaulted a 61-year-old woman with an umbrella and slit her throat. The punishment, in the electric chair, was grotesque...
  • Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children

    Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children
    When state officials removed several disabled foster children from an Anne Arundel County group home in early July — after a 10-year-old boy died there — they placed most of the children with Second Family, a Prince George's County nonprofit...
  • Nothing Unpatriotic About Not Owing Taxes

    With respect to one's personal income taxes, Judge Learned Hand famously stated the following: “Anyone may arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which best pays the treasury....
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • On fiscal policy, USC professor's viewpoint is moral and farsighted

    On fiscal policy, USC professor's viewpoint is moral and farsighted
    "The left sees me as a Wall Street Journal Satanist, and the right as a stealth Marxian bent on destroying free enterprise," Edward D. Kleinbard was saying. The USC law professor was referring to the reactions elicited by his recent op-ed in the New...
  • Hogan challenges Brown on income tax returns -- but hasn't released his

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Hogan challenged rival Democrat Anthony G. Brown to release his income tax returns -- a step Hogan himself has not taken. Hogan issued that challenge in a news conference after Saturday night's third and final debate...
  • Foley Paid Effective Tax Rate Of Zero In 2013

    Foley Paid Effective Tax Rate Of Zero In 2013
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley, the wealthy Greenwich investor who spent $11 million of his own fortune running against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010, had an effective federal tax rate of zero in 2013. The Foley campaign allowed...
  • Are Quinn, Rauner lying about education funding?

    Are Quinn, Rauner lying about education funding?
    Five times in Tuesday night's hourlong gubernatorial debate — five times! — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn accused his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner of planning to cut $4 billion from state education funding. Rauner, in turn, reiterated a...
  • Robert B. Reich: American higher education skewed toward elite private universities

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...