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INFRASTRUCTURE FOR OUR 21st CENTURY… (…has yet to become a reality because of myopia and lack of vision) President Trump’s pronouncements about his grand plans to refurbish and restore our national infrastructures…by spending billions on repairs to our roadways, bridges,

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VIEWING TAXES THROUGH A DIFFERENT LENS… (…might give us more useful perspectives on how to deal with them…) As far back as the dawn of every ancient society before us “taxation” has been a sore subject for everyone, and, those

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TWEAKING THE TAX RATES… (…is neither tax overhaul nor tax reform) As usual, whenever we hear either a President or any member of the Congress making noises about “reforming” something we don’t just get nervous…but start shopping around for sources

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APRIL’S FOOLS… (playing extreme partisan games with each other just for a few cheers from sideline cliques) If anyone had any doubts that our country is fast going to hell in a hand basket, the way the members of our

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SANCTUARY CITIES…SANCTUARIES FROM WHAT? (…or are these simply dishonest political ploys) The accrued level of people who are illegally here in this country has grown exponentially for a number of decades. All because local elected officials, not to mention a

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DON’T CRY TO ME…AMERICA… (…it’s just a bit of Peronismo to tide you over…don’t you know.) President Trump’s flurry of executive orders from his first week of work suggests his term in that Oval Office will create an even more

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THE PRESDIDENT’S FAREWELL ADDRESS (…a valedictorian oration to the faithful) President Obama chose to make his farewell speech from Chicago, his home town, rather than following recent precedents of making it at a joint session of Congress. Which was his

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WRONG HEADED COMMENTS ABOUT THE SECOND AMENDMENT… (…apparently prove that ignorance is bliss when it becomes an issue) Donald Trump’s recent comments about the second amendment…if Hillary is elected the judges she’ll appoint will do away with it…show that he’s

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UNCERTAINTIES ABOUT OUR WEATHERVANE TAX POLICIES… (are what keeps the RPM level of our economic machinery barely turning above…idle) Aside from all the usual campaign blather and noise being made in an election year like this one, the most striking

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PUERTO RICO…TREATED AS AMERICA’S STEP-CHILD… (…when it should be its Cinderella) The relationship between America and Puerto Rico has always been rather iffy. Ever since it was “acquired” as part of the spoils from the Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico has

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