Higher wages, more jobs not from Trump pro-business economy; instead credit goes to DOL for overtime exempt rule change

Business-beholden members of Congress are falsely boasting that their 2017 tax law has been responsible for less unemployment and slightly higher hourly wages. They praise themselves and President Donald Trump for cutting corporate rates from 35% to 21%, eliminating most taxes on dividends and capital gains, doubling the exemption for inheritance tax, and dropping the … Continue reading Higher wages, more jobs not from Trump pro-business economy; instead credit goes to DOL for overtime exempt rule change

Some seniors will pay a 296% tax increase under “Deep State” deal with media and politicians

Remember the promise of a tax cut primarily for the middle class? For many Americans that will be a lie, and retired seniors will be hit the hardest, despite the attempted sleight of hand numbers game that "gives" you about double the standard deduction, but doesn't mention the loss of personal exemptions. Even worse, the … Continue reading Some seniors will pay a 296% tax increase under “Deep State” deal with media and politicians

Fake news portrays American Blacks as lower class, victims in desperate need of help from politicians

Are most American Blacks struggling to someday be as successful as the average White? If you watch the mainstream media, listen to college professors or pay attention to politicians, you might conclude that Blacks in America are in deep trouble. The most common fake news is that nearly all Blacks have been denied entry into … Continue reading Fake news portrays American Blacks as lower class, victims in desperate need of help from politicians

A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0dTd1R3e34 Every high school class has organizers, those busy, enthusiastic souls who run for student council, plan proms and after they graduate, are drawn to suggesting alumni events. The latest test for me to remember classmate names was on Saturday night at Central High School's 211th class' 75th member birthday party. The original graduating class … Continue reading A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies

$6,000 healthcare deductible lowers birth rate in the U.S. and keeps many from marrying

Some pundits have recently commented on other blogs that the birth rate seems to be declining among middle class citizens. In my opinion much of this terrible trend is caused by economics - newly minted healthcare insurance plans that no longer just require co-pays, but have a huge first contribution.When a family has to pay … Continue reading $6,000 healthcare deductible lowers birth rate in the U.S. and keeps many from marrying