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Cash Accounting: A Simpler Method for Small Firms

A number of groups testified or submitted statements recently at a hearing of the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access titled 'Cash Accounting: a Simpler Method for Small Firms?' The American Institute of CPAs, the American Bar Association, the National Conference of CPA Practitioners, and the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Retired doc's thoughts

Population medicine approach meets Public Choice theory and practice

What happens with the population medicine approach when one considers how thing really work according to the insights of public choice theory .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races - in Maine.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

What if Obama Defended American Business?

Wouldn't it be great if Obama acknowledged that U.S. firms are overburdened by the highest corporate tax rate among developed countries, and as a result are becoming less and less competitive? Wouldn't it be great if he said he wants to fix this tax imbalance in order to grow the economy faster and give U.S. businesses a leg up on the global scene? ... (more)

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Common Dreams

Churning for Dollars - There Ought to Be a Law

Remember Liz Fowler? She was the Wellpoint executive who took a brief sabbatical from her direct paychecks from the private health insurance industry to write the Affordable Care Act while working for Senator Max Baucus.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Instapundit

Walsh Plagiarism Scandal Won't Be Easy to Leave Behind

Sen. John Walsh is not going to be able to leave behind the scandal regarding allegations he plagiarized parts of his U.S. Army War College master's thesis when the Senate goes on its August recess.

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Seattle Times

Plagiarism scandal tests new Montana senator

Montanans are not quick to get riled up over politics. Here in this historic copper- and silver-mining town, the big news is the kickoff of Evel Knievel Days - the annual summer festival featuring flying motorcycles and other stunts that recall the famed daredevil, Butte's native son.

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News Max

Montana Rep. Daines: Obama, Reid Waging 'War' on Energy

President Barack Obama has "spearheaded a war on American energy," Montana Republican Rep. Steve Daines said in Saturday's GOP address, accusing the president and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., of imposing "job-killing regulations."

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Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Halbig again, Halbig still

"somewhere between an astute politician and a thug.a http://t.co/... @jdawsey1 One of the key architects of the Affordable Care Act made little-noticed comments in 2012 that could provide the law's conservative challengers a major boost in the most high-profile, ongoing challenge to undo it.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Townhall

Maybe Democrats Should Have Read Obamacare Before They Passed It | Kevin Glass

First, a fact. Obamacare's legislative text reads that tax subsidies administered by the IRS to help Americans pay for health insurance they are federally mandated to purchase reads that those tax subsidies will only apply to people who purchase coverage from insurance exchanges "established by the State."

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's Why PTSD Is No Excuse For Sen. John Walsh's Plagiarizing

Senator John Walsh plagiarized portions of a paper he wrote while at the U.S. Army War College, according to a New York Times investigation .

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NewsBusters.org

'Fast Money' Panel Blasts President Obama's...

At the beginning of the July 24 edition of Fast Money , CNBC aired an exclusive interview of President Obama by the network's Steve Liesman focused primarily on taxes and tax reform, particularly the president's call to prevent large corporations from capitalizing on an "inversion" to lessen their federal tax bite.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Scandal overshadows Mont. senatora s moment to shine

Sen. John Walsh, right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden.

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The Washington Post

Getting the politicians we deserve

There is a long tradition of academic dishonesty and misrepresentation in the Senate.

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Political Wire

Probably a Fatal Blow for Democrats in Montana

First Read sees the plagiarism scandal severely hurting Sen. John Walsh's ability to hold on to his seat for Democrats this fall.

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RedState

Montana Senator John Walsh used plagiarism to get promoted

The Democrats knew retaining Max Baucus's Senate seat was going to be a challenge.

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ABC 33/40

Democrats stand by senator amid plagiarism claim

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on ... (more)

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St. Petersburg Times

Montana senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis that contained plagiarism

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Montana US senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.

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Yahoo!

Montana senator accused of plagiarizing thesis

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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