Archive for 2010

Judge Sides With Virginia on Health Law – WSJ.com

Judge Sides With Virginia on Health Law – WSJ.com:

Major win for preserving our constitutional freedoms!

In a 42-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson said the law’s requirement that most Americans carry insurance or pay a penalty ‘exceeds the constitutional boundaries of congressional power.’”

I just unlocked the “JetSetter” badge on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/fdGgtN

Best Christmas Ever!!

Merry Christmas!

It’s snowing! …again

The World’s Highest Corporate Tax Rates 2010 – CNBC

The World’s Highest Corporate Tax Rates 2010 – CNBC:

Currently the US has the highest corporate tax rate (39.21%) in the world surpassed only by Japan (39.54%).  The US rate was at 49.8% in 1986 slightly below Japan’s rate of 50% in place from 1990-1998.

  1. 39.54% -Japan
  2. 39.21% – United States
  3. 34.43% – France
  4. 33.99% – Belgium
  5. 30.18% – Germany
  6. 30.00% – Mexico
  7. 30.00% – Australia
  8. 30.00% – Spain
  9. 30.00% – New Zeland
  10. 29.52% – Canada

The Architectural Record mailed me a bunch of ads. They finally skipped the pretense of having a “magazine”