A Republican touting the much-criticized tax bill recently told viewers to go to fairandsimple.gop to see the truth about it.
So I did.
The bill has three goals:
More Jobs. The bill will “make America the jobs magnet of the world.”
A few odds and ends as the year winds down:
TAX CUT FOR THE RICH
Abigail Disney has this to say about the tax bill. Walt would have been proud.
(On the same theme, in case you missed it, my friend Eric Schoenberg reveals his 2015 tax return. Worth watching.)
AND THE PERSONAL EXEMPTION […]
At the end of the day, however powerful or powerless any one of us is, each of us — Donald Trump, Denis Davidov, Vladimir Putin — is just a human being, trying to make the best of it for the years we have on the planet.
Putin’s father, also named Vladimir Putin, was severely disabled […]
Did you see Roger Cohen in the New York Times last week, r-if-fing on Rudyard Kipling? “If this is America, with a cabinet of terrorized toadies genuflecting to the Great Leader . . .”
A must read.
How I love it. How, growing up, I looked forward to it. A ritual in our home — eyebrows glued to the cold windows as we drove up to the country Friday night, ogling all the Christmas trees and lighted eaves and elves along the way . . . watching March of the Wooden […]
Thanks to his “exquisite leadership,” Trump now has the deficit topping a trillion dollars and our National Debt growing faster than the economy, as Reagan, Bush and Bush did (it took Clinton and Obama to turn that around) . . . depriving the country of the resources to revitalize its crumbling infrastructure . . […]
Whoever emails me first gets three free TiVo’s (TCD140060; TCD649080; Pioneer DVR-810H-S) and three WiFi do-dads that can connect them (TiVo AG0100). My cable provider’s recently gone digital, so they no longer work. If one or more might work for you, they’re yours. Free shipping.
Happy Hanukkah! (The oil lasted until this seventh day! How […]
If, after reading about Esther the Pig, you would not slaughter and eat her — and I promise you, if you read this story and watch the clips, you would not . . .
. . . and now that there is perfectly credible fake meat . . .
. . . let me […]
We all get things wrong from time to time. But not like this. Here’s a chart that shows Trump issuing six times more false statements in his first 10 months than Obama did in eight years. About 2 a year from Obama, 124 a year from Trump. (These are separate falsehoods, many of them repeated endlessly — […]
Quote of the Day
Years ago, in the Carter term, a stockbroker tried to explain what Schlumberger did. 'It goes to 100,' the broker said, exaggerating only a little bit. 'Then it splits three-for-two and goes back to 100 again.'~GRANT'S Interest Rate Observer
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