The exhaustion factor

The exhaustion factor

The “wall of protection” conservative media has erected around President Trump may be crumbling.Fox News Channel, whose opinion programs &...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Five tax myths debunked

Five tax myths debunked

Myth No. 2: Corporations pay high taxes.Tax Day has come and gone. Maybe you have a big bill from Uncle Sam or maybe you got a fat refund. Either way,...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Banks defend their right to be dishonest

Banks defend their right to be dishonest

Bankers are claiming they have a legal right to profit by cheating their own customers out of their retirement savings.“Greed is good,” pr...

May 10th, 2018 |  



No, the census shouldn’t ask about citizenship

No, the census shouldn’t ask about citizenship

If immigrant families are undercounted, it could threaten programs all Americans rely on.We’re all used to chaos in Washington these days. Amids...

May 10th, 2018 |  


What ‘Toys R Us’ teaches us about taxes

What ‘Toys R Us’ teaches us about taxes

By the time you read this, your favorite hangout as a kid may have gone kaput. Toys “R” Us, the iconic global retailer, recently announced...

May 10th, 2018 |  


My advice for high school graduates: Learn a trade

My advice for high school graduates: Learn a trade

While millions of students rack up college debt and gain no skills, millions of high-paying trade jobs sit empty.In the classic 1960s movie The Gradua...

May 9th, 2018 |  


How Democrats can prevent future Trumps

How Democrats can prevent future Trumps

Why did working-class voters choose a selfish, thin-skinned, petulant, lying, narcissistic, boastful megalomaniac for president?With the 2018 midterms...

May 9th, 2018 |  


There’s an app for that

There’s an app for that

It seems to me that the world of “apps”, those clever routines that enable smart phones, tablets, and such to perform all kinds of functio...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Worried about DNA privacy? You should be

Worried about DNA privacy? You should be

One by one on Wednesday afternoon, district attorneys and cops walked to a microphone outside the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Crime La...

May 8th, 2018 |  


May I take one giant step?

May I take one giant step?

We kids of the late-1930s grew up as ‘free rangers.’ We lived and played in neighborhoods that were virtually threat-free, except for thos...

May 7th, 2018 |