“Et tu, McCain?”

In William Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar, the Roman leader declares — on the steps of the Roman Senate and just before being fatally knifed by his friend and colleague, Marcus Brutus — “Et tu, Brute?”  The contemporary adaptation of that iconic scene...

It’s the economy, or is it?

  Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, appearing on CNBC about a month ago, said that since the election last year, the stock market added $4 trillion in wealth. He noted that the Dow Jones industrial average had gained 16%, the S&P 500 gained 13% and the...

A watchdog watching out for Ga. taxpayers

  In recent years Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board (IERB), of which I am proud to have been named by the governor to serve as one of seven unpaid members, has taken baby steps toward becoming an effective enforcement tool. This month it took its...

Meet Cobb County’s ‘Tax Hike Mike’

  Seven months ago I and most concerned and involved taxpayers in Cobb County were looking forward to the dawn of a new day, when the autocratic ways of the outgoing chairman of the Board of Commissioners, Tim Lee, were going to be put behind us.  Well, no longer...

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