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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 7, 2011 | 1:37 pm | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital minute; Governor Tom Corbett is set to unveil his budget and while we don’t have a ton of details — we know that emotions will run high on Tuesday as he makes his cuts known. Philip Gimson is here with another story that will enrage you about Wall Street bilking investors, with gasoline prices shooting toward $4 a gallon, President Obama is thinking about hitting America’s strategic oil reserve to keep prices in check.

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Land Deals Show Wall Street Bilking of Investors Goes on Unabated

By at March 7, 2011 | 1:34 pm | 2 Comments

Land Deals Show Wall Street Bilking of Investors Goes on Unabated

Wall Street is up to its old tricks selling garbage investments for big money, and as Rock The Capital’s Philip Gimson observes; investors keep falling for the same old bad deals packaged up as pieces of gold.

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Forget Charlie Sheen, Glen Beck is Mel Gibson

By at February 28, 2011 | 2:36 pm | 171 Comments

Forget Charlie Sheen, Glen Beck is Mel Gibson

Charlie Sheen’s rants have covered over Fox Commentator Glen Beck’s meltdown on TV — comparing rabbis to radical Islamists. As RTC’s Eric Epstein discovered, Glen Beck is better suited to play Mel Gibson — sorry Charlie!

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PublicK NuisancE: Advice for the Politically Confused

By at January 25, 2011 | 3:55 pm | 9 Comments

PublicK NuisancE: Advice for the Politically Confused

The PublicK NuisancE has been fielding questions of late and he has decided to share his long-in-the-tooth knowledge and witty charm with the public at large. From radio talk show hosts that talk about blowing up the NY Times Building to Governor Corbett’s missing clock…ah, yes The Nuisance has answers for all.

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Why Job Growth Remains Sluggish when Corporations are Recording Record Profits

By at December 12, 2010 | 12:00 pm | 242 Comments

Why Job Growth Remains Sluggish when Corporations are Recording Record Profits

How is that corporate America just reported all-time record quarterly profits and yet job growth continues to crawl?

The answer is not as mysterious as one may think. If you hear the opinions of most employers and small and mid-sized employer groups, the problem comes down to uncertainty.

Any reasonable employer is only willing to move forward with job expansion when there is a reasonably predictable view of what the future holds in terms of economic conditions, benefit costs and the predictability of likely changes in tax regulations and government incentives.

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