Tax Scam – New Evidence

We’ve written before how the benefits of Trump’s 2017 tax cut flowed mostly to the rich. Now we have some new numbers and one startling example. “In the 2017 fiscal year, FedEx owed more than $1.5 billion in taxes. The next year, it owed nothing. What changed was the Trump administration’s tax cut…” NYTimes A New […]

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We Need Better Education Leadership

We’re frankly embarrassed. Our State Senator is Republican Sylvia Allen. She’s head of the Senate Education Committee. We need to change that. We can by electing a Democratic in November 2020. Currently, there is one Democrat running for the seat — Felicia French. Why are we writing this now? Because we’re enraged by another piece […]

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Blueprint for the Public Hearings

by Ann Heitland It’s impossible to overstate the significance of the impeachment hearing which will begin tomorrow. One signal is that all major networks have canceled their regular programming to televise the hearings, beginning at 8 a.m. Arizona time, Wednesday. For the Nixon impeachment, the networks rotated coverage so that only one of the “big […]

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A Year from Tomorrow…

One year from tomorrow, you’ll wake up and the Election will be over. What you wake up to then will be determined by what happens now, and for the next year. Make the choice. Spend this time so you won’t regret what you didn’t do. In Arizona, this year has more importance than in many […]

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The next phase of impeachment

There is still a lot of fact-gathering to do. Anyone familiar with trial work knows that depositions and document review take time and the work is tedious – not something suitable for public hearings. That work will continue but tomorrow the House will vote on a resolution that will layout the next phase — hearings […]

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“Unbelievable” Economic Claims Are Indeed.

We need to be well-versed in the realities of our economy as we move into the 2020 Election. Trump and other Republicans will be distorting reality and claiming credit for a thriving economy. Thanks to a recent Washington Post Finance column, here are some facts to keep in mind. Median Household Income In nominal terms, […]

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Trust the Woman!

We aren’t endorsing any of the Democrats running for President because the job of picking the party nominee lies on the shoulders of voters in primaries and caucus-goers; however, when one of the candidates so clearly articulates one of the party’s values as Pete Buttigieg did on a Fox News town hall last May, it’s […]

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What Do You Mean “Wealthy?”

It’s not just Democrats who talk about income inequality, at least some of the wealthiest Americans are worried about it, too. That’s because they are smart enough to know that the path we are on is a serious threat. According to an article in MarketWatch, when hedge-fund billionaire Ray Dalio asked a crowded ballroom at a Milken […]

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China Trade Deal?

We’ve been saying ever since Trump trumpeted his new “deal” with China last week that nobody gets credit for partially fixing a problem they created themselves. Well, it turns out that it’s worse than that. Here’s the upshot from the Washington Post Finance people this morning: “[N]ews this morning that the Chinese want to hold more […]

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