posts tagged with Obama

Building a Bipartisan Tax Reform Bridge to Economic Growth

washdc-capitol-190-9009_IMG.jpg In the last few remaining months of 2013, Congress is facing a wide range of issues requiring action. Corporate tax reform should be right at the top of the list.

Our woefully outdated U.S. corporate tax code puts American companies at a global competitive disadvantage and is holding back the full potential of the U.S. economy. Done right, revenue-neutral corporate tax reform can reduce distortions in our current tax code and the competitive disadvantages U.S. companies face overseas. And, most importantly a simpler tax code will grow our economy and create jobs.

Goal of Reducing Oil Dependence Unites All Sides

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I recently attended a speech by President Obama in Chicago during which the President discussed his proposal to establish an Energy Security Trust. The concept is to use revenue from oil production to fund research and development of oil-displacement technologies in the transportation sector. The goal of improving U.S. energy security and reducing oil dependence can unite Republicans and Democrats. 

Electrifying Atmosphere Invigorates and Inspires Volunteer

...I’ve worked at FedEx for 27 years and for more than 11 years, I have happily volunteered my time at BTW. And to be here at the graduation with students who I’ve seen grow and achieve outstanding results, makes me proud. So as I passed through screening then headed into the ballroom, my excitement began to grow not only for wanting to see the students proudly walk across the stage but because I, like the hundreds of other people in the room, was going to see President Barack Obama...