Donald Trump Raised My Taxes!

Donald Trump raised my taxes by about $1,000, the bastard! Three days before Christmas, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The bill squeaked through the Senate with just 51 votes after Republican holdouts like Susan Collins and Bob Corker caved on their earlier demands and voted for it … Continue reading Donald Trump Raised My Taxes!

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Donald Trump, Whiner in Chief

Donald Trump is many things: an admitted sexual assaulter, a prolific philanderer, a serially bankrupt businessman, a lying scoundrel, a tax cheat. He was accused, in a sworn deposition, of raping his first wife, Ivana (she later said she didn't mean it in a literal sense, whatever that means). Since he beat Hillary Clinton in … Continue reading Donald Trump, Whiner in Chief

Congress just voted to unleash the solar beast. Here’s what it means

Best Week Ever Solar energy is coming off its best week ever. It was a one-two punch. Congress extended the 30% solar Investor Tax Credit (ITC) through 2019. After 2019, it will step down gradually through 2022. And in California, the Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a decision to keep California's net energy metering (NEM) … Continue reading Congress just voted to unleash the solar beast. Here’s what it means

Ineffective ads in Berkeley anti-soda tax campaign

UPDATE: ┬áBerekely voters supported the soda tax 75%. ┬áMoney poorly spent by the soda lobby.   What is up with the bizarre anti soda tax ads in Berkeley? ┬á┬á Measure D is a proposed 1 cent per ounce tax on soda distributors on the November ballot. Though it has a bunch of exemptions for nonsoda … Continue reading Ineffective ads in Berkeley anti-soda tax campaign