Paying One’s Fair Share … of Taxes

“There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation.  One is by the sword.  The other is by debt.”
John Adams

In the endless debates over reducing federal deficits Republicans offer little other than spending cuts, too many of which impact the most vulnerable in our society.  They and …

Lofty Objectives … Uncertain Outcomes

“You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements”                               
Norman Douglas
In a parting shot, before deserting the nation’s Capitol for their summer vacations, members of the House (by a two vote margin) and Senate (by a single vote) passed the president’s fiscal 1994 budget.  Promoted as a …

A Little Knowledge Is A Valuable Thing

“Obviously, a man’s judgement cannot be better than the  information on which he based it.”
Arthur Sulzberger
Eleven days ago President Clinton delivered a masterfully crafted speech outlining his economic plan to revitalize America and reduce the staggering budget deficit.  Then, to fend off the predictable offensive by his critics, the Administration …