Erik Paulsen Saves His Corporate Donors Millions Through Tax Cuts

The Republican tax cut bill passed by the House and by the Senate Finance Committee is, as I’ve written elsewhere, especially generous toward corporations. The corporate tax rate will fall from 35 to 20 percent, and businesses are expected to save $1 trillion over the coming decade. Among the big winners in Minnesota are the … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Saves His Corporate Donors Millions Through Tax Cuts

NOAA Climate Change Report

Recommended by group member Gus F. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was the lead for 13 federal agencies who jointly released an extensive, 477-page assessment of the scientific evidence for climate change and its physical impacts. This is the fourth in a series of reviews that was mandated by the president and Congress … Continue reading NOAA Climate Change Report

Paulsen and Trump’s Adventures In China

This week, President Donald Trump is wrapping up an Asian tour. So far, he’s repeated his demand that North Korea end its nuclear program, gotten a nice hat from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and criticized Russophobes in Vietnam. But Trump’s most surprising moments were in China. Trump took a hard line against China in … Continue reading Paulsen and Trump’s Adventures In China

11/14/2017: Vote Smart, Facts Matter Tour

You are invited to hear Richard Kimball, Vote Smart President, give a multi-media presentation on why FACTS MATTER: The founding Fathers fear that if they cast power out to the people, they would not self govern successfully and "factions" would take control. How fun, famous and dangerous political commercials manipulate people emotionally instead of informing them … Continue reading 11/14/2017: Vote Smart, Facts Matter Tour