| Sep 20, 2011
| 9:10 AM
President Obama is proposing to raise taxes on millionaires in what's called the Buffett Rule. Billionaire Warren Buffett begged Congress to raise taxes on people like him, noting his tax rate is lower than his secretary's.
Such a millionaire tax would...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that'...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Two years ago, Constellation Energy Group and its French nuclear partner EDF were BFFs.
Today, with EDF seeking to torpedo the Baltimore company's plan to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp., the relationship between the former "best friends...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:30 AM
In his latest backpedaling to raise taxes on the rich, President Obama says "This is not class warfare — it's the math."
So let's look at the math, together with history.
First the math: Obama's "Buffett Rule" millionaire's tax fails to take...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:02 AM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his counterparts in several other cities may have done the protesters of the "Occupy" movement the biggest possible favor by kicking them out of the parks where they have erected tent cities for the last several weeks....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Sorry, Virginia, there is no contractual sanity clause for those who serve in Congress.
Once again, the clock is ticking for Washington to fashion a compromise over legislation that would both stimulate the economy and provide tax relief to middle-class...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Wall Street is its own worst enemy. It should have welcomed new financial regulation as a means of restoring public trust. Instead, it's busily shredding new regulations and making the public more distrustful than ever.
The Street's biggest lobbying...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests who was their pick for who ruled 2011.
T-Sizzle, founder of the nation's most prestigious university
Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun
Steve Jobs. Genius with huge technological and design impact on...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:46 AM
One can only hope that crow tastes like chicken, because after the success of the Baltimore Grand Prix, there are a number of people dining on it this week.
That may even include, gentle reader, the members of this newspaper's editorial board who,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:42 PM
For the current election cycle, "jobs" is the new black. It's the buzzword that transcends the left and the right. From the parties of Occupy Wall Street to the tea parties of last year, and from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party to the Worker'...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In his letter ("Free trade does not kill jobs," Aug. 30), Thomas Jandl responded to my recent opinion piece in The Sun ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27) by questioning my analysis of our trade practices. He misunderstood the basis for the piece. His...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Brian Murphy's analysis of Warren Buffet's position on paying higher taxes misses the larger point Mr. Buffet was making ("Raising taxes on the rich won't cause them to flee," Aug. 29).
The practical and reasonable response to our country's deficit...