More than 500 privately owened super and luxury cars and motorcyles took part in a parade in Dubai on Friday to support the city’s bid for the 2020 EXPO. (Xinhua/Li Zhen) A Ford Mustang takes part in a round-the-city parade in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Nov. 8, 2013. More than 500 privately owened super and luxury cars and motorcyles took part in a parade in Dubai on Friday to support the city’s bid for the 2020 EXPO.
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Babies Aren’t Luxury Cars
“Let’s try to bring something unique that matches the brand of Naperville that has that interesting quality-of-life dynamic to it for a demographic that really does contribute to the community and creates that one-plus-one-equals-three effect,” he said. While one resident who lives near the site questioned the effect on homes in the area, local officials embraced it. “I hate cars. I don’t like anything about cars,” said Robert Williams, who sits on Naperville’s Planning and Zoning Commission.
Full Article: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-11-08/news/ct-tl-naperville-luxury-car-condos-20131107_1_luxury-car-planning-and-zoning-commission-naperville
Luxury car condos pitched in Naperville
And the ACA really does include higher tax rates on wealthy individuals. But even though conservative opposition to higher tax rates on wealthy individuals is a well-known and prominent feature of American politics and intellectual life, conservatives seem unable to simply state that this is what’s driving their opposition to the ACA. Instead you get this kind of kitchen sink argumentation. But note: Subsidization of child rearing is hardly a unique feature of the Affordable Care Act. Most notably, we spend all this money on public schools!
Full Article: http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/11/11/mankiw_on_babies_they_re_not_porsches.html