For newly empowered congressional Republicans, Priority One must be an extension of the Bush tax cuts. There should be enough votes not only from a new Republican majority, but also from some of the decimated and dispirited (and even newly elected) Democrats. If President Barack Obama is smart, he won’t veto the bill. If the tax cuts are allowed to expire, everyone who gets a paycheck and has taxes withheld is going to see less money in the “net” column starting Jan. 1. Bloomberg.com has published some calculations. It reports that, according to the Tax Institute at H&R Block, “for… Read More
Fort Worth trial attorney, Robert Haslam and Richard “Racehorse” Haynes appear in trial together in Houston – May 2010.
Have a look at the scanned copy of the letter.
Robert Haslam has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLAerica). Their motto is: “Attorneys working together to put the brakes on unsafe trucking companies”
The American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) selected Robert Haslam as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2009 in the State of Texas
Dreamcatchers are an authentic American Indian tradition, from the Chippewa. They would tie sinew strands in a web around a small round or tear-shaped frame–in a somewhat similar pattern to how they tied webbing for their snowshoes–and hang this “dream-catcher” as a charm to protect sleeping children from nightmares. The legend is that the bad dreams will get caught in the web. Traditionally Native American dreamcatchers are small (only a few inches across) and made of bent wood and sinew string with a feather hanging from the netting, but wrapping the frame in leather is also pretty common, and today… Read More
Star-Telegram Feb. 11, 2010 By NOAM N. LEVEY Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As the nation struggled last year with rising healthcare costs and a recession, the five largest health insurance companies racked up combined profits of $12.2 billion — up 56 percent over 2008, according to a new report by liberal healthcare activists. Based on company financial reports for 2009 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the report said insurers WellPoint Inc., UnitedHealth Group, Cigna Corp., Aetna and Humana Inc. covered 2.7 million fewer people than they did the year before. The report Thursday also said three of… Read More