Maria Bartiromo couldn't think of a better person to give the President some advice on what he should be talking about in this year's State of the Union address.
Bill Clinton predicts corporations will care less about profits and more about workers and communities, without government action. Terrific, but the big companies aren't with the program. Their CEOs are cashing in and leaving communities and countries behind.
Fox News, Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo, May 4, 2014. Guests Maya MacGuineas and Douglas Holtz-Eakin argue for lowering the corporate tax rate on those "job creators," and for them to be allowed to be able to repatriate for next to nothing all of that money they've been holding offshore. Who says Fox can't find something else to talk about besides their fake Benghazi outrage?
At the end of 2013 a pack of corporate tax breaks that long ago should have been weeded out of the tax code finally expired. Today is a good day to tell Congress to stop trying to revive these tax zombies.
I've been re-watching the Sunday talk shows again. A segment on CBS's Face The Nation, featuring a panel discussion of Ben Bernake's made-up term, the 'fiscal cliff,' left me asking myself if they thought Republicans won the election, and now