The Sugar High from the 2017 Tax Cut Bill

The Sugar High in Children Few would deny the relatively immediate satisfaction of finishing a piece of sugar-laden cheesecake or dish of chocolate ice cream. But many parents share the common belief that providing too much sugar causes their children to become hyperactive. Yet numerous studies have demonstrated there is no scientific basis for that… More

Profiles In Cowardice, Greed And Deceit

Profiles in Courage In 1957, the book, Profiles in Courage—believed by many to have been ghost written by Ted Sorensen for then Senator John F. Kennedy—won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. The book was a series of short biographies of eight United States Senators who challenged the policies of their party to act with bravery… More

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Monstrosity, Outrage, Scam

Opinions of the New Bill Monstrosity, Outrage, Scam. These are some of the epithets used to describe the new tax bill now under reconciliation between the House and Senate, and they couldn’t be more descriptive. Scam First, this bill is not what it’s purported to be. More appropriately, it should be called The SCAM Tax… More

TAX CUTS – NO SENSE AND NONSENSE

Whose Interests—Country or Party? When is a political party’s interests more important than those of the country? When Republicans try to pass a tax cut that makes no economic sense and spout nonsense to justify it. The fallacious claim that this tax cut greatly benefits the middle class, not high-income taxpayers should be enough to… More