Still more to be done on tax reform

Still more to be done on tax reform

Congress passed a comprehensive tax reform package – the Tax Cut and Jobs Act – that was not without controversy, as we all know. As an economist, I believe it was the right legislation at the right time.   I would have voted with my Republican colleagues...
Harassment: Time to Speak Out and Speak Up

Harassment: Time to Speak Out and Speak Up

These are uncomfortable times for our nation and it has nothing to do with policy debates in Congress, threats of nuclear annihilation or natural disasters. No, dominating the discussion in so many households across America are the near daily revelations of new...
United We Stand, Divided We Fall

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Senseless violence.  The mass shooting in Las Vegas was simply senseless violence. There is no reason to point fingers and blame anyone, or anything. There are 59 dead and more than 520 injured. The headlines are all too common. Violence has to stop. It would seem...
#Rotary, Lessons from 100 Years

#Rotary, Lessons from 100 Years

Get Involved I had the privilege to join the Muncie Noon Rotary Club in Celebrating their 100th Birthday! I have been a member of Rotary for about 5 years, when a commercial contractor that had built a development for us invited me to my first meeting. If you are not...
What do Free Trade and Baseball have in Common?

What do Free Trade and Baseball have in Common?

I love baseball and am a Cubs fan. My brother-in-law and I are even former season ticket holders. I say former because after the 2014 season, and with over 100 years of saying “next year,” we decided that we were flushing money down the toilet. Since I can’t make a...