The Real Green New Deal

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “AOC,” as the media calls her, has captured headlines with her “Green New Deal” proposal. The global warming issue has been the darling of the radical left wing of the Democrats for years, but they are now losing their relevancy because of...

So This Is Progress? – Fossil Fuels Redux

In my youth I could buy a gallon of gasoline for 25¢ and the service station attendant pumped the gasoline, checked the radiator water, engine oil, tire pressure and cleaned my windshield. Yes, they literally “pumped” the gasoline up into a glass container with a...

It’s A Dog’s Life

The old cliché, “It’s a Dog’s Life,” has historically implied that life is rough and unhappy. However, in recent years I have come to believe dogs have it pretty darn good. Most are pampered and adored by their masters, especially urban canines. As a child, I had a...

Death Tax Planning

October 1, 2020 Dear Clients: After researching recent changes in Federal Estate and Gift Tax laws, I took time to review many of our clients’ documents. Most were executed years ago. Other than changes in the law, I suspect there have also been a number of changes in...