Taxes

A POSSIBLE PHYRRIC POLITICAL WIN… (…which could ultimately bite them all where the sun don’t shine) The Senate finally passed a bill to “overhaul” the tax-code. As far as we can figure out from the sparse information anyone seems to

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FIDDLING WITH THE TAX RATES…DOES NOT REFORM MAKE… (…it’s just doing symptomatic medicine rather than going for a cure) Every twenty years or so, our career politicos’ reaction to the decibel level of taxpayers’ grumbles about the tax code, is

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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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A CONTINUING MISREPRESENTATION OF OUR FISCAL CONDITION (…by both political campaigns) President Obama and Governor Romney, along with their respective political party cohorts and supporters, continue to misrepresent our fiscal condition, hoping thereby to gain an advantage in the coming

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WIKKI-WHACKY- SEQUESTERIA (…with lots of guano from fiscal dingbats under the Capitol dome) The way things are working in Washington right now, our good old USA seems to be rapidly headed towards becoming just another banana republic. From any perspective,

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