Low ROI on investments has cut the income of the wealthy far more than any proposed tax increase. Bonds, CDs, etc. all yield a fraction of what they did 4 years ago. But, since they spend only a small portion of their income, it does not impact them.
Rich people do not adjust their lifestyle based on their income.
Except, Wang's advice would have had us sorting files of 1 million + records (each of 400 characters or more) every few hours ON A FUCKING MINI-COMPUTER. It would have taken **hours** to do that sort in the 1990s.
My finance officer was sold.
I was not.
This would be only ONE of the information technology fucking sales pitches over the next decades.
Axe me about distributive processing using 386s and Excel.
Under Mr. Cain's leadership, the restaurant association opposed higher taxes on cigarettes and the use of federal money to prosecute cigarette makers for fraud -- positions that Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids said had little to do with the restaurant business.
And Mr. Cain argued vociferously that the decision about whether to go smoke-free was the province of individual restaurant owners, not the government. "The restaurant industry literally became the alter ego of the tobacco industry during that period of time," Mr. Myers said in an interview.
The restaurant association relied heavily on R. J. Reynolds for financial support, records show. Mr. Meyne, the Reynolds senior director of public affairs, served on the restaurant group's board, and Mr. Cain served on the board of Nabisco, which had earlier merged with Reynolds.
In a 1999 memorandum, Mr. Meyne wrote that in previous years his company had given the trade group "as much as nearly $100,000 in cash and much more in in-kind support," adding, "They have done virtually everything we've ever asked, and even appointed us to their board."
The web ad was uploaded to YouTube on Oct 19 with the caption info: "Chief of Staff Mark Block talks about Herman Cain's Presidential Campaign and urges people to act because together we can elect Herman Cain!" It was not immediately clear why it took until Monday to gain notice......