Albert Abdouche Should Lobby the Allentown School District on Americus Hotel

It would be great if the Americus hotel was included in the Allentown NIZ borders, but it’s probably true that Albert Abdouche would have to go to the state to get the NIZ boundaries expanded, and that seems like a heavy political lift. Best of luck to Mr. Abdouche on that, but a more realistic [...]

Bernanke Sees Economy Decelerating, Still Won’t Act

The reason so many young people are out of work is that Ben Bernanke and FOMC Board members think 8% unemployment is better than overshooting 2% inflation. Of course, there is no option to have a jobs boom where inflation doesn’t go over 2%. More people driving to work is going to mean more demand [...]

Romney Tax Plan Raises Taxes on Middle Class Families by More Than $2000

Pat Garofalo: On the campaign trail, Mitt Romney has been promising that he will cut taxes “across the board,” while also instituting tax reform that will not add to the nation’s deficit. But a new report from the Tax Policy Center at the Brookings Institution shows that this is much easier said than done. In fact, if Romney [...]