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Michael Busler

Michael Busler
Michael Busler, Ph.D. is a public policy analyst and a Professor of Finance at Stockton University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance and Economics. He has written Op-ed columns in major newspapers for more than 30 years.

Republican congress defeats President Trump and America

House Republicans wanted to kill Obamacare until they had a real chance. Then they couldn't come together to pull the trigger, and Trump couldn't forge a deal.

Reversing Obama’s socialism proves difficult for President Trump

The question to consider: How are Socialist policies different from Capitalistic policies?

Trump budget shifts income to upper class: it’s a good thing for all of...

Putting more money in the pockets of the wealthy will put more money into the economy, ultimately resulting in more and higher paying jobs. It's the American way.

Trump is right: Tax wages and capital gains at the same rate

In the end, income is income. The bottom line is that there is no valid reason to tax different forms of income at different rates.

Maddow v. Trump tax return: Media ‘gotcha’ tactics fail again

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow claimed a major reporting coup, simply because she was able to obtain a leaked summary of President Trump’s 2005 tax return. The result: A major media and Democrat Party fail.

Trump’s next battle: The Federal government budget

Within the next few days, President Trump will submit his 2018 budget to Congress. He will once again find a confrontational Congress that will test his will.
Poor doc-patient relationship.

Replacing ACA: Promote healthcare competition, not insurance competition

The GOP's Obamacare replacement proposal should really concentrate on the cost of healthcare itself, not just the cost of insurance.

Mr. Trump came to Washington; President Trump is now here.

After a month of Trump trying to convince people he really was capable of mastering the presidency, most acknowledge that after his Tuesday evening address, he finally looked like a president.

The view at Wendy’s: High minimum wage still a jobs killer

Minimum wage makes people with poor skills unemployable. That may not be a bug but a design feature, because it's great for skilled workers and computer makers.

Trump: Compassionate conservative with strong fiscal discipline

Conservatives will know Trump better after his CPAC speech; they will see him as pragmatic, humane, and a strong believer in fiscal discipline and core values.

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