It just gets better: Incentives for businesses touted to be “good” for economy

The Silicon Business Journal has reported that Ebay will add 450 more jobs to its global operations on Utah. Good for Utah? It’s certainly good for Ebay. Get this: Ebay will receive $30 million from Utah in tax incentives to add these 450 jobs. Make sense? Do the math: 450 jobs =If each new hire … Continue reading It just gets better: Incentives for businesses touted to be “good” for economy

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“Happy” New Year?

(I have been out of town for the past 2 weeks, so posting has been non-existent.) I am having difficulty wishing people a "happy" new year with everything that is going in in our world: A failing economy resulting in job losses, a housing market crash, budget shortfalls; A broken health care system that continues … Continue reading “Happy” New Year?

REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH

REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH   Yes it is socialism at last. America, the great free enterprise, every man for himself, empire has at last gone and dumped capitalism. Socialism has now taken hold in the USA!At least for the rich it has. Yes we now have socialism for the rich in America - and capitalism … Continue reading REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH

Utah vs. Axis of Evil: A Utah bill would ban investment in companies doing business in Iran

Tom is quoted in this article:From last week's City Weekly:Utah vs. Axis of Evil: A Utah bill would ban investment in companies doing business in Iran By Eric S. Peterson Posted 12/27/2007 One Utah legislator has decided the state is ready to get off the sidelines and join the rumble against global terror by prohibiting … Continue reading Utah vs. Axis of Evil: A Utah bill would ban investment in companies doing business in Iran

Judge’s Salaries

Utah Supreme Court Justices are requesting more money. Apparently there is a vacancy in the 7th district that has attracted on five applicants, short four from the state's mandate of nine applications being received before proceeding in the hiring process. In today's Deseret News: In her annual State of the Judiciary address to the Utah … Continue reading Judge’s Salaries

Delta Airlines

Rocky Anderson has publicly recognized Delta Airlines as an asset to Utah. Delta announced today an expansion in its service. The airline provides extraordinary air service and is a major factor in the health of Utah's economy. It is gratifying to see Delta continually deepen its commitment to this area and offer our residents and … Continue reading Delta Airlines