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So, do IRS decisions (the IRS is a bureau of the Dept. of Treasurey) that function as change to tax laws carry the same weight as law? Yes, they do. A tax decision which can only be interpreted as being written specifically for the benefit of banks was issued just prior to the Wells Fargo & Co. p...
02/08/2009
With the first tranche of TARP funds former Treasury Secretary Paulson paid 78 biilion dollars more for banks stocks than they were worth and no funds were directed toward solving the housing & foreclosure crisis. We the public immediately lost 78 billion dollars. With the second traunch of TARP ...
02/08/2009
Failure is an understatement. At best members of the SEC are guilty of criminal negligence at worst SEC members were co-conspirators and/or accessories to the crimes. In December 2008, SEC Chairman Christopher Cox admitted that the agency had failed to thoroughly investigate multiple "credible an...
02/05/2009
Elizabeth Warren, chairwoman of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the bailout funds, reported to the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday that Treasury in 2008 paid $254 billion and received assets worth about $176 billion. She Explained that the figures were reached by extrapolating the resu...
02/05/2009
Millard Fuller died Tuesday February 3rd 2009 near Americus, GA. He was 74 years old. At age 29 he left a successful career in business and started Habitat for Humanity International which built more than 300,000 homes worldwide. Using his Christian principles and propelled by evangelical like en...
02/04/2009
Congratulations! You are now the proud owner of a home in the southern Oregon coastal village of Port Orford. So now you need to set up service accounts for utilities and other residential services. Here is a list of numbers that you will need: Coos Curry Electric Co-Op ............... 541-332-39...
02/04/2009
The county with the lowest average tax rate in the state of Oregon continues to be Curry County. Jim Kolen, County Assessor, reports that in the tax year 2006/2207 the county's average tax rate was $8.90 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation. The statewide average was $15.20 per thousand. Th...
02/04/2009
Like many who visit our beaches I enjoy clam bakes and cook outs with my beverage of choice on the beach with music and conversations by a bon fire that burns into the early hours of the morning. I don't scuba dive but the divers I've met here in Port Orford tell me it is one of their favorite pl...
02/03/2009
In 2005 there were 27 Real Estate Agents working for 7 Real Estate Brokerages in our local market. Today there are 6 active agents working in the one and only remaining brokerage. The sales volume is down to 16 sales in the last 12 months. The sales agreements are fewer in number, more difficult ...
02/02/2009
Proper drainage of storm water and ground water is necessary to protect the integrity of your buildings and your cut slopes. To appreciate the value of proper drainage it helps to understand the quantity of water draining from an average domestic home in the area of Port Orford. For perspective i...
01/30/2009
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