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  • President Trump Lowers Taxes For Small Businesses, Simplifies Tax Code!

    04/27/2017 4:57:33 AM PDT · by davikkm · 11 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    Once again President Trump proves that he is a man of his word. Earlier today, the leader of the free world announced a wonderful tax plan that will provide tremendous aid to individuals and small businesses alike. The new tax plan consists of the following: lower individual income tax rates, a reduction in business rates, one time tax on overseas profits, a new territorial tax system, tax break for child care costs, and the repeal of the Alternative Minimum Tax. The President’s new tax plan is in great alignment with his written proposals on tax reforms in his 2015 book...
  • China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck

    04/26/2017 7:08:21 PM PDT · by blam · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4-26-2017 | Reuben F. Johnson
    SINGAPORE—China's launch of its first homegrown aircraft carrier on Wednesday could be the beginning of a financial train wreck, according to carrier design and construction specialists. Unless seriously revised, China's plans for its future carrier force could become a major financial difficulty for the country. The resources poured into aircraft carriers are a massive budgetary burden, even in the United States, according to Andrew Marshall, former director of the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment. China's first "indigenous" aircraft carrier, assigned the hull number of CV-17, is expected to be named the Shandong and will be slightly larger at 70,000 tons...
  • The Trump Tax Plan

    04/26/2017 2:03:54 PM PDT · by smashtheleft · 28 replies
    Insurgent Tribe ^ | 4/26/17 | Keith Nobles
    Trump has released his tax reform plan and there is much interesting about it; let us focus on one small portion that will get the most headlines – reducing the corporate tax rate from 39% to 15%. The United States has the third highest corporate tax rate in the world at 39% – even China’s corporate tax rate is only 25%. Yes, we tax corporations at a higher rate than the commies! The caveat that is that no one pays the 39%. There are deductions – and deductions are the threat to this tax plan passing congress. While the corporate...
  • China building navy’s biggest amphibious assault vessel, sources say

    03/31/2017 11:10:30 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | March 29, 2017 | Minnie Chan
    China has started building a new generation of large amphibious assault vessels that will strengthen the navy as it plays a more dominant role in projecting the nation’s power overseas, military sources said. The 075 Landing Helicopter Dock is now under construction by a Shanghai-based shipbuilding company, the sources said. The amphibious vessel is far larger than similar ships previously constructed for the PLA Navy. The 075 can serve as a form of aircraft carrier and military experts said it would give China’s navy the ability to launch various types of helicopters to attack naval vessels, enemy ground forces or...
  • China's CSSC Unveiled the Type 730C Dual Gun and Missile CIWS

    03/09/2017 7:58:59 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 41 replies
    Navy Recognition ^ | 9 March 2017
    During IDEX-NAVDEX, held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Chinese company CSSC (China Shipbuilding Trading Co. Ltd.) unveiled the Type 730C dual gun and missile close in weapon system (CIWS). It combines the existing Type 730 seven-barrelled 30 mm Gatling gun system (Chinese Navy designation: H/PJ12) with 6x FL-3000N (Flying Leopard 3000 Naval missile, Chinese Navy designation: AJK-10 or HQ-10). Type 730C dual gun and missile CIWS According to a CSSC video, one set of fire control system uniformly manages missiles and ship borne guns to alternately hit incoming targets. SAM can work...
  • Pentagon delivers draft plan to defeat Islamic State to White House

    02/27/2017 3:27:46 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 41 replies
    CNBC (source Reuters) ^ | 2-27-17 | none stated
    A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State has been delivered to the White House and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will brief senior administration officials later on Monday, a Defense Department spokesman told reporters. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that it was the framework for a broader plan and looked at Islamic State around the world, not just Iraq and Syria. Davis said the plan would define what defeating Islamic State meant and was one that would rapidly defeat the militant group. He added that Mattis would discuss the plan, which is primarily a written one with...
  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: We're committed to 'very significant' tax reform by August recess

    02/25/2017 6:16:36 PM PST · by 1rudeboy · 15 replies
    CNBC ^ | February 23, 2017 | Jacob Pramuk
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that he wants to see "very significant" tax reform passed before Congress' August recess, in what could prove a tough task as lawmakers work through a complex agenda. "We want to get this done by the August recess. We've been working closely with the leadership in the House and the Senate and we're looking at a combined plan," he told CNBC in his first television interview since assuming office. President Donald Trump has repeatedly made pledges for tax reform and regulatory cuts since he took office, creating optimism among business executives and investors. So...
  • 2017 Chinese Navy Review

    02/10/2017 5:07:02 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 18 replies
    Flickr ^ | Feb 9, 2017 | Jeff Head
    2017 Chinese Navy Review General Introduction The PLAN has continued its many year advance and naval buildup in numerous areas. This is not new, in fact the news is that they sustain this naval growth and modernization as a very high rate of production and have done so now for a decade, year in and year out. It is clear that the Peoples Republ;ic of China continues to move forward to buildup a naval power structure, along with the necessary infrastructure, to put to sea a naval force capable of challenging the US and her allies in the Western Pacific,...
  • [October 2016] South Florida's plan for traffic: 'We're going to make them suffer'

    02/01/2017 8:28:57 AM PST · by Lonely Bull · 36 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | October 28, 2016 | Susannah Bryan, Emily Miller
    Faced with ever-increasing traffic jams, South Florida's public officials have come up with a plan: Make it worse. Instead of fixing the problem, government officials are deliberately adding to it in hopes we'll all walk, ride the bus or take the train. "Until you make it so painful that people want to come out of their cars, they're not going to come out of their cars," Anne Castro, chair of the Broward County Planning Council, said during a meeting last year. "We're going to make them suffer first, and then we're going to figure out ways to move them after...
  • Mexico Responds To Ford's Decision To Scrap Its New Plan

    01/03/2017 12:27:31 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/03/17 | Tyler Durden
    Mexico "regrets" Ford's decision to scrap the plan to build a plant in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, the Economy Ministry said on Tuesday, adding that it has made sure Ford will reimburse any costs and expenses from the state government to facilitate the now defunct investment. In a surprising statement on Tuesday at 11am ET, in an act of goodwill toward the president-elect, the second largest U.S. automaker said it will scrap the $1.6 billion factory in Mexico and will invest $700 million at a Michigan factory, after President-elect Donald Trump had harshly criticized the Mexico...
  • Democrats Must Dig Faster and Use Bigger Shovels

    12/01/2016 4:34:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 42 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 1, 2016 | Oleg Atbashian
    Democrats Must Dig Faster and Use Bigger Shovels Things the Democratic elites should do in order to live up to their party principles. The biggest media topic of the day, apart from how president-elect Trump is Hitler, is how the Democratic party can dig its way out of the sinkhole in which it woke up on November 9th.  In the meantime, perpetual panic attacks among Democratic elites result in uncontrollable anger, projections, verbal incontinence, hallucinations, and outright lunacy. Amidst alarming reports that her own party is being consumed by crisis, chaos, and infighting, Elizabeth Warren all of a sudden decided...
  • Stockholm Crippled By ‘Feminist’ Snow-Removal Plan

    11/21/2016 4:49:51 AM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/17/2016 | Jim Treacher
    Lefties have given us some really great theories, as long as they’re never put into practice. For example, do you like your doctor? If so: Have you kept your doctor? In related news, we’ve got plenty of precious snowflakes here in America. You might’ve seen them this past week, melting down over losing an election like it’s the first time such a thing has ever happened in the history of the world. But not all snowflakes are as easy to move aside, as the city of Stockholm has learned.
  • MAJOR DISRUPTION PLAN FOR JANUARY 20

    11/20/2016 6:30:23 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 120 replies
    Please send this link below to the Secret Service, the FBI, etc.... and post it online.  Look at the lovely website they've got!   George Soros probably paid for it.http://www.disruptj20.org    
  • Trump Triumph Now Do What You Said You Would Do

    11/17/2016 8:25:05 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/17/16 | Dr. Robert Owens
    Now is not the time for a bunt. This is the time to swing for the bleachers. I was a house painter for many years. In a profession famous for drunks who show up late, finish late, and inflate prices in between, I found that if I did what I said I was going to do when I said I was going to do it for the price agreed upon, I never ran out of work. As a matter of fact I was always the highest priced and most sought after painter in every market I ever entered with a...
  • Trump team working on ‘biggest tax changes since Reagan,’ says economic adviser

    11/15/2016 8:18:22 AM PST · by GonzoII · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Nov. 15, 2016 | S.A. Miller
    An economic adviser of President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that the transition team was working on plans for a tax code overhaul that would be “the biggest tax changes since Reagan.” Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker who is considered a leading candidate for Treasury secretary in the Trump administration, told reporters at Trump Tower in New York that the team was hard at work on an economic plan. “We’re working on the economic plan with the transition, making sure we get the biggest tax bill passed, the biggest tax changes since Reagan, so a lot of exciting things...
  • Liaoning carrier crew explain how they perfected onboard operations from scratch ("combat ready")

    11/15/2016 4:50:09 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 16 replies
    Global Times, China ^ | November 15, 2016 | Guo Yuandan
    After thousands of tests and training missions, China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, is combat ready. A Global Times reporter recently visited the carrier, to find out how its crew members are selected and what roles they perform. After four years, the crew of the Liaoning went from knowing virtually nothing about the vessel to achieving an astonishing series of firsts. Fighter planes sit on the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier. Photo: Zhang Kai Fighter planes sit on the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier. Photo: Zhang Kai For an outsider, seeing the Liaoning, with a displacement of more...
  • Ann Coulter's 100 Day Trump Plan

    11/10/2016 11:12:52 PM PST · by pacificus · 13 replies
    Well, that was the easy part. All Trump had to do was vanquish people too stupid to pick up the thousand-dollar bill lying on the sidewalk -- smug, smirking, out-of-touch establishment drones. 
  • Trump tax plan could lure Silicon Valley companies’ cash hoards back to U.S.

    11/10/2016 6:59:41 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | November 9, 2016 | Ethan Baron
    A tax plan from President-elect Donald Trump could solve one of the biggest problems facing the Bay Area’s tech industry: billions in cash parked overseas, with foreign governments itching to get their hands on it.
  • China’s Under-Construction Aircraft Carrier Isn’t the One to Worry About

    11/06/2016 4:09:57 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    The National Interest ^ | November 5, 2016 | ROBERT FARLEY
    Slowly but surely, China’s first indigenous carrier is coming into being. Laid down in 2015 with an expected launch date in 2017 or 2018, China’s second aircraft carrier may enter full service sometime around 2020. The lack of transparency around the project has spurred a tremendous degree of speculation, down to some very basic questions. As was the case with Liaoning, China’s first carrier, analysts have a name problem — no one is quite sure what to call the new ship. For years as Liaoning underwent construction and refit, China-watchers guessed as to the correct name, generally settling on the accurate but...
  • How Do America and China’s Huge New Warships Stack Up? (‘Zumwalt’ versus Type 055)

    11/01/2016 11:44:04 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    War is Boring ^ | November 1, 2016 | DAVID AXE
    USS ‘Zumwalt.’ Photo via Wikipedia On Oct. 15, 2016 in Baltimore on the U.S. East Coast, the U.S. Navy commissioned the guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt into service following a protracted and costly development. Six hundred feet long and displacing 14,500 tons, Zumwalt — the first of three stealthy land-attack destroyers — is America’s largest surface combatant in generations. But she’s not alone in her weight class. While the Americans were celebrating Zumwalt’s entry into service, on the other side of the world at a shipyard in Shanghai, the Chinese navy was hard at work on its own 14,000-ton-displacement surface warship. The Type 055 just...