Bush tax cuts to stay

BBC (2010-12-02) – US House votes to keep Bush middle class tax cuts. The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would extend tax cuts for middle class Americans while letting them lapse for the wealthy. The Democratic-led bill keeps tax rates low for Americans making less than $200,000 a year. read more…

Why would the government agency move off Lotus Notes?

I am really shocked by that news. Actually not really shocked, just a bit disappointed that  General Services Administration, the federal agency that provides goods and services to other agencies and manages public buildings is moving from IBM Lotus Notes to Gmail and Google Apps for Government (I even did not know this existed). Based on InformationWeek …

President Obama Creates a Small Business Jobs Plan – will it help IT ???

Wondering whether this Plan will do anything for a small business. ================================================= In her kickoff address SBA (Small Business Administration) Administrator Karen Mills reported on  last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) which  has lent $27 billion to small businesses to date. But as Mills said, “There’s more work to do.” To that end, …