This morning, Republicans introduced us to the first (of potentially many) Federal Government Shutdown in the Trump era. We've been through this before and each time news articles remind us that a Government Shutdown Hits Black People Hardest. As a Community, it's time for us to make those articles obsolete.
During a senate hearing on President Trump's “Sh**hole Countries” remarks, Sen. Cory Booker verbally eviscerated DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. After the Secretary claimed…under oath…to have no recollection of the statement, he went in so hard Republicans were jealous that he was unapologetically Mansplaining Racism.
Candidate Trump based a lot of his campaign promises around a Simple Tax Plan that would let you file with a postcard and "put H&R Block out of business". It was great rhetoric but the $1.5 trillion question is, “Does the new tax law deliver on those promises?" The simple answer is no…no, it does not.