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Thursday, December 8, 2011

No new taxes means taxing American workers more....unless you are rich

Republicans plan to skip town tonight without voting for the payroll tax cut extension.

Failure to extend the payroll tax cut would mean a $1,000 tax hike for the average American family. Economists say it could also cost between 400,000 and 1 million American jobs.

And get this: according to Politico, in a closed-door meeting Speaker Boehner told the Republican House caucus that extending the payroll tax cut and helping Americans pay their bills is “chicken shi--.”

That’s the kind of reckless attitude that got our economy in trouble in the first place.


Hilton affiliation lost, Las Vegas Hilton to have new name in January

The Las Vegas Hilton will be known by its new name the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel & Casino beginning Jan. 3.

"Easily recognizable ... simple, clean and elegant ... befitting an iconic property," Ken Ciancimino, executive vice president of administration, said in describing the hotel's new name. "Then we saw the new logo design (and) we knew we had a winner." (source RJ)

The Review Journal reports that the hotel is losing it's Hilton Brand and must reposition itself, amidst other troubles.

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