For the second time in the Trump administration this is supposed to be infrastructure week. (The previous one didn’t accomplish anything.) Monday is the kickoff day of the workweek in America and somehow the Trump administration chose the same day to unveil its budget for the next fiscal year; for a publicity conscious President that is really a case of stepping on yourself. That is unless of course both the infrastructure program and the budget were scams. Let’s explore. Continue reading Scam Week?
It’s Sunday afternoon as I write this and much of the conjecture is what Trump will say in his State of the Union address. The title sums up my prediction and I think the crystal ball is pretty clear. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Obvious And The Absurd
Today is the first day of winter, this is the last article I will publish before the last minute Christmas gift buying frenzy and I’m deeply concerned for America. Juxtapose all those things and in my mind I have the basis of an article. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Gift That Is Really Plural
Amid all the open hearings with public comment that I missed, (I must have been preoccupied with spending my money on booze, women and movies), Congress is poised to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Trump Tower Tax Cut. There are a plethora of outrageous and injurious aspects that may well make it to the final version, among them is eliminating the mandate to carry health insurance. I predict that without a massive public outcry it will make it into the final version of the legislation. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Aspect In Need Of Exposure
We are nearing the end of 2017. This week Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving. I intend to adhere to my normal policy of not doing my version of “live blogging” at the end of December. That doesn’t mean politics will stop. In fact I think one of the key topics will be taxes. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Taxing Year’s End