Geeky Fridays: Effect of Corporate Tax Cuts


Nothing hammers readership here at Wickersham’s Conscience like writing about economics. The dismal science is just not a popular topic. But it is important, and we are finding out how important as we live with the fallout from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017.  Harvard has published an interesting study of the effect…

The Donald Acting Out (David Becker/Getty Images)

A Trump Lexicon – Third Update


Our President uses language in strange and unusual ways. Notably, he often uses the same words or phrases in numerous different Twitter messages. In an ongoing service to readers, WC offers the following updated Trump Lexicon, offering definitions of those word and phrases as an aid to understanding what the President is really saying.  …

18 U.S.C. §371

Trump Reports to His Handler


The thing is that there aren’t going to be any documents captioned “Collusion Agreement.” There aren’t likely to be any secret recordings, not even of Russian prostitutes, where Donald Trump talks about colluding with Putin. Nor is there a crime called “collusion.” If Mueller brings criminal charges against the Trump Administration and its political campaign…