Tax Reform: Allow Choice Between Immediate Expensing and Interest Deductibility
Last November, Americans delivered a clear and important message to Washington, D.C.: Create more American jobs and increase investment in America's aging infrastructure.
While roads, bridges and other public works projects are obviously important, President Trump has wisely recognized that a successful infrastructure policy must also include steps to stimulate private-sector infrastructure investment and job creation. Accordingly, as President Trump and Congress take steps to modify and reform the tax code, it is important that any changes being considered not undermine these private infrastructure initiatives.
Specifically, many American businesses currently rely on debt to fund infrastructure investments and create new jobs. Companies of all sizes in a variety of industries,…[more]
A little intellectual integrity is apparently too much to ask of Second Amendment restrictionists.
Witness the ever-shifting and contradictory legal rationalizations in their unrelenting campaign to infringe upon Americans' right to keep and bear arms, as convenience and changing circumstance dictate.
Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Kolbe v. Hogan egregiously sustained a Maryland law broadly prohibiting so-called "assault weapons" and "large-capacity magazines" under the logic that such items are "most useful in military service." …
"The Justice Department on Friday sent letters to eight cities, threatening to withhold federal grant money if they don't demonstrate cooperation with immigration enforcement. President Donald Trump has promised to force 'sanctuary cities' to follow the federal government's lead on enforcement of immigration laws. Hundreds of jurisdictions across the U.S. limit to varying degrees their cooperation…[more]