Only the rich want the GOP’s tax plan

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionThere’s much excitement over new tax bill, which is a reincarnation of Reaganomics. George H.W. Bush called Reaganomics “voodoo economics.” No one wants it except the upper 1 percent, who get to control more and more of the nation’s wealth. Conservatives, I think, support the efforts primarily because liberals are against it. When conservatives and liberals listen to one another, they find they don’t really have much different views. The turmoil Americans are kept in really pleases the ruling class.Calvin MooreColonieMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homeslast_img read more

Lisa Halpin to open Sotheby’s International Realty new North Gold Coast office

first_img201-205 Monaco St, which sold for $9.5 million.Ms Halpin started with Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty last month and will open the north Gold Coast, of which she will be director and principal, in spring.“I knew the Sotheby’s brand well from England, where I’m originally from, and also in Dubai where I lived for 12 years and owned and managed my own real estate business,” she said.“I’m looking forward to introducing clients to the international experience that Sotheby’s International Realty offers.”Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty CEO Paul Arthur said the office would service Mount Tamborine, Hope Island, Sanctuary Cove, Sovereign Island and south along the Broadwater to Runaway Bay. Paul Arthur (CEO), Deanne Arthur (CMO) and Lisa Halpin, Sotheby’s International Realty.FORMER Savills real estate agent Lisa Halpin is set to head up Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty’s new north Gold Coast office.Ms Halpin started working within the Gold Coast real estate industry five years ago.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa19 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoShe was part of the marketing team who sold 201-205 Monaco St, Broadbeach Waters for $9.5 million.last_img read more

Pool savings to lap up with program aimed at reducing energy costs

first_img Homeowners who already have a pool can visit www.spasa.com.au Easy living in chic styling Brisbane Prestige Plunge Pools has Climate Care Certified plunge pools.A Brisbane pool company is the first in the country to introduce a program aimed at helping pool owners reduce energy consumption and save hundreds of dollars annually. Brisbane Prestige Plunge Pools is the first Australian pool installation company to achieve Climate Care Certified status with the introduction of the Climate Care Certified Plunge Pool.The Climate Care Certification Program is an initiative of the Swimming Pool and Spa Association (SPASA) of Australia and is the industry’s efficiency and sustainability certification program. An installation by Brisbane Prestige Plunge Pools.Through the Climate Care Certified program, homeowners are supported to reduce water and energy consumption by making a positive decision to own an environmentally-sustainable swimming pool while saving money at the same time. MORE QLD REAL ESTATE NEWS: Luxury whole-floor apartments hit the marketcenter_img Brisbane Prestige Plunge Pools has a Climate Care Certified status.Brisbane Prestige Plunge Pool owners Geoffrey and Amy Smith said their team had responded to consumer demands to provide an environmentally-friendly swimming pool.“We are empowering consumers to make informed choices when purchasing their next swimming pool,” Mr Smith said. “Our Climate Care Certified Plunge Pools allows consumers to love their swimming pool and the environment at the same time.“Water and energy are precious resources and commodities in Australia, particularly during periods of prolonged drought and peak energy demands.”Mr Smith said for pool and spa owners concerned about water and energy usage, the Climate Care Certified Plunge Pool assists to minimise the environmental impact, while maximising all the obvious benefits of a backyard pool. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:05Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to pick an up and coming suburb02:06 Mr Smith said having a swimming pool with Climate Care certification provided homeowners with the knowledge that their investment would provide their family with years of enjoyment and at the same time deliver independently verified water and energy savings.SPASA Australia CEO Spiros Dassakis said the Climate Care Certified Plunge Pool by Brisbane Prestige Plunge Pools was a significant step for the pool and spa industry as well as consumers.“Many retailers and technicians know that sustainability sells,” Mr Dassakis said.“Builders, retailers and technicians are now gaining a better understanding of who their customers are insofar as the environment and costs associated with their pool and/or spa.“Consumers, now more than ever, are seeking assurance that the products they buy are sustainable and responsibly made.” Hinterland motel for salelast_img read more

UFC news: Frankie Edgar replaces Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 165

first_img WATCH US LIVE First Published: 6th December, 2019 22:23 IST Last Updated: 6th December, 2019 22:23 IST UFC News: Frankie Edgar Replaces Brian Ortega At UFC Fight Night 165 Frankie Edgar is ready to postpone his bantamweight division debut and has turned his attention towards Chan Sung Jung. Know more about their upcoming fight. Chang Sung Jung’s upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night 165 looked doomed after Brian Ortega’s sudden exit from the matchup. However, The Korean Zombie is still going to fight as Frankie Edgar has agreed to step up against him. Brian Ortega has been forced to pull out from the fight due to a knee injury.  FOLLOW US Raj Sarkar 9 months ago UFC: Everything you need to know about the new ‘UFC Honors’ award 9 months ago Brock Lesnar’s comeback victory over Shane Carwin is still one of UFC’s greatest fights 9 months ago UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov channels inner LeBron James, scores fantastic basket 9 months ago UFC: Justin Gaethje baits Conor McGregor for a future fight by ridiculing his comeback Written By Also Read | UFC: Colby Covington Calls Out Dana White For Being A ‘coward’ And ‘spreading Lies’Also Read | UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov Channels Inner LeBron James, Scores Fantastic Basket Also Read | UFC: Justin Gaethje Baits Conor McGregor For A Future Fight By Ridiculing His ComebackUFC Fight Night: Frankie Edgar replaces Brian OrtegaFrankie Edgar was ready for his bantamweight debut against Cory Sandhagen on Jan 25. After an unsuccessful attempt at the featherweight title, Frankie Edgar waved “goodbye” to the division. However, things turned out differently after Brian Ortega’s injury. Frankie Edgar postponed his bantamweight debut and decided to have one more beef at 145 against The Korean Zombie. It is undoubtedly good news for Korean fans since their local hero Chang Sung Jung’s upcoming bout at UFC Fight Night 165 will take place.According to reports, Brian Ortega suffered a torn ACL and Frankie Edgar saw it as a great opportunity to face The Korean Zombie. There is no doubt that Frankie Edgar is a legend but a victory against Chang Sun Jung can bring him back into the featherweight mix. Also Read | UFC: Everything You Need To Know About The New ‘UFC Honors’ AwardUFC Fight Night: Frankie Edgar-Chan Sung-Jun ComparisonFrankie Edgar – Age: 38. Height: 5’6”. Reach: 68”. Stance: Orthodox. Record: 22-7-1Frankie Edgar is one of the most experienced fighters in the division and he has fought against some of the best fighters of the world. The former UFC lightweight champion possesses immense striking ability. He has victories against Gray Maynard, Chad Mendes, BJ Penn and Urijah Faber among others. SUBSCRIBE TO US WE RECOMMEND Chan Sun Jung – Age: 32. Height: 5’7”. Reach: 72”. Stance: Orthodox. Record: 15-5Chan Sung Jung, the 32-year-old rising superstar, has got pretty dangerous hands. The Korean Zombie is a dirty fighter when it comes to standpoint and a victory against Frankie Edgar can ensure him a title shot against Max Holloway. Take a look at the Korean Zombie. COMMENT LIVE TV 9 months ago UFC: Colby Covington calls out Dana White for being a ‘coward’ and ‘spreading lies’last_img read more