Trump Doubling Down on Questionable Tax Cuts A Bad Move

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] President Trump is reportedly considering giving an estimated $100 billion tax cut on the capital gains realized from the sale of assets such as stocks and bonds. It is estimated that $63 billion would go to a select 0.1 percent or approximately 140,000 Americans out of the approximately […]

Walmart, Carrier Firings Highlight Glaring Flaw of New Tax Bill

We warned Americans in a Dec. 7 piece in The Hill that the tax bill being considered and eventually passed by Congress and signed by President Trump would allow companies to fire Americans and receive massive tax cuts. Now it is happening. Walmart announced that it would fire an estimated 9,450 employees as it closed 63 Sam’s Club stores. Remember […]

The Wolf of Wall Street Could Bridge The Tax Bill’s Partisan Divide

The Senate passed its tax bill with no Democratic support. This should not be surprising considering that tax reform previously devolved into shouting matches between Republicans and Senators, including between Senators Orin Hatch (R-Utah) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). It is emblematic of the yawning divide between Republican and Democratic views of the likely economic outcomes resulting from […]