Early in the 2016 presidential campaign (back in 2015 to be accurate) a popular question was: Why is Donald Trump running? I subscribed to the theory that the run was a publicity stunt. I’m still not convinced that the whole thing wasn’t a publicity stunt that got out of hand. If so, the question morphs into: Why did he continue to run? I think I may have that figured out. The short answer is greed and that is measured in money. Let’s explore my theory. Continue reading An Early Question Answered?
Tag Archives: Alternative Minimum Tax
ROI And A Hidden Agenda
In the wee hours of Saturday morning the Senate passed its version of the Trump Tower Tax Cut. Why and what does it mean? Those are the questions I’d like to explore today. Please come along. Continue reading ROI And A Hidden Agenda
My President Is A Liar And A Fool
The title of this article is pretty strong. Unfortunately it is deadly accurate as Donald Trump proved again over the last few days. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is A Liar And A Fool
This Is The Work Of The Best And The Brightest?
Desperately seeking something to claim as a victory before the 100 day mark, last week the Trump administration unveiled what it titled the, “2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs,” subtitled: “The Biggest Individual And Business Tax Cut In American History”. It was so amateurish that it was laughable. It was literally a one pager with several bullet points. Decades ago had I submitted something like that in management school I would have been laughed out of the class as the instructor balled up the paper and threw it back in my face. This is the product of what Trump promised us would be only the best and the brightest that he would surround himself with? Continue reading This Is The Work Of The Best And The Brightest?
Short Term Victory; Long Term Defeat
I was watching MSNBC last Tuesday evening. That’s no major revelation nor is it anything unusual. What was unusual was the hype the network gave to The Rachel Maddow Show that evening. Perhaps with the benefit of hindsight I understand what really happened a bit better. Let’s explore. Continue reading Short Term Victory; Long Term Defeat