Shackling American enterprise against foreign competitors

America’s tax system is broken, and every taxpayer knows it. An ambitious entrepreneur who invents the next best thing should buy an airline ticket to almost anywhere else and take his business plan with him. The United States has the single highest corporate-tax rate in the developed world, and that’s no way to attract business. [...]

US House Passes Bill To Avert Government Shutdown, Extend Export-Import Bank 1

(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a stop-gap spending measure that averts an Oct. 1 government shutdown and extends the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s ability to operate for another nine months. The measure, passed 319-108 with opposition evenly split between Republicans and Democrats, also contains a separately approved authorization for the Defense [...]