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  • Amen to the flat tax

    Amen to the flat tax
    Every year around this time, the media are replete with stories, both serious and funny, about the density, complexity, and inanity of our tax code ("The Carson monologue" Feb 12). One has to wonder if maybe we've gone a little too far in punishing,...
  • Tribune Co. to emerge from bankruptcy Monday

    The last day of 2012 is the first of a new era for Tribune Co. After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Chicago-based media company will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly...
  • Are Romney-Buffett taxes truly that low? Yes

    Are Romney-Buffett taxes truly that low? Yes
    The Web economics argument of the day is whether Romney's and Warren Buffett's tax rates are really 15 percent or lower. Last night Obama reiterated Warren Buffett's argument that Buffett's tax rate is lower than that of Buffett's secretary. Mitt Romney's...
  • Constellation pulls out of new Calvert Cliffs nuclear power venture

    Constellation pulls out of new Calvert Cliffs nuclear power venture
    Constellation Energy Group walked away this weekend from federal financing negotiations for a proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in a move that casts the project into doubt and threatens to erase thousands of jobs to build and operate the...
  • Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company

    Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company
    Constellation Energy Group is reportedly in the final stages of takeover negotiations that could see it absorbed by the Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., a deal that would usher Baltimore's last Fortune 500 company headquarters out of town. For...
  • This time, Constellation takeover will go through

    This time, Constellation takeover will go through
    Sometime around May 2012, you will open your BGE statement and react with mild pleasure, perhaps, on seeing that your bill is reduced by $200 or so. True, this might be considered a long shot. History has held out such rebates before and then yanked them...
  • Prospects dim for both nuclear energy and Constellation

    Prospects dim for both nuclear energy and Constellation
    When Constellation Energy Group and EDF Group teamed up three years ago, the economy was riding high, and so were they. Rising energy prices and a growing economy prompted them to propose the once unthinkable: developing, building and operating the first...
  • The myth of free trade

    The myth of free trade
    Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
  • Maryland PSC approves Constellation sale to Exelon

    Maryland PSC approves Constellation sale to Exelon
    Maryland regulators approved Constellation Energy Group's sale to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. on Friday, setting the stage for Baltimore to lose its last Fortune 500 company to an out-of-state owner. Exelon promptly accepted the terms imposed by the...
  • Should Combs accept UCLA's scholarship?

    He earned it, take it Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times This ranks as one of the dumbest concocted "controversies" in the history of concocted controversies in new-world media. Of course rich man mogul "Diddy" Combs could pay for son Justin's...
  • Free trade is destroying the American economy

    Your recent article ("Democrats press Obama on jobs tour" Aug 15) lists the people on President Obama's economic team who have come and gone: Larry Summers, Christina Romer, Paul Volker, Peter Orszag, Jared Bernstein and Austan Goolsbee. Only Ben Bernanke...
  • Warren Buffett is wrong

    Warren Buffett is wrong
    The United States tax code is so backward that billionaire investor Warren Buffett pays only 17 percent in income taxes, a rate even lower than that of his secretary. Or so he claims. While I have great respect for Mr. Buffett, and while I agree that...