Chairman Reports

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The Chairman’s Report September 23, 2022
It is perfectly natural for people who are solidly committed to a particular political position to have a hard time understanding how anyone could possibly hold an opposing view. When faced with opposition, they often react with disbelief and consider that opposition to be not only unfair but illogical. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report September 16th, 2022
We have often wondered why people who appear to be reasonably intelligent when you meet them can do some insanely crazy things and still insist that they are acting in a logical and sane manner. Some of the recent actions taken by our “Leaders” have provided some insight into understanding what is really happening. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report September 9th, 2022
The recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act has many provisions to which many of us may object, but the $80 billion to the IRS is particularly upsetting. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report September 2nd, 2022
Throughout history, employers have wanted to make as much profit as they can and employees have wanted to earn as much income as they can. It’s just natural that each side would have its particular point of view, but successful employers and successful employees know that they have to work together and compromise. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report August 26th, 2022
Deep down something in our humanity strives for steadiness, stability, continuity and catharsis. Unfortunately, we humans get ourselves into messes so easily and we often end up with disorder, confusion, bedlam, and disarray. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report August 19th, 2022
In 2021, the “confidential” tax returns of thousands of wealthy taxpayers were leaked and made available by propublica.org. While there was some public outcry, many of the more liberal pundits and liberal media outlets actually applauded the leak. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report August 12th, 2022
Every responsible parent wants a good education for their children because they know that means more future job opportunities.  Many parents choose a place to live based on the quality of the public schools.   Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report August 5th, 2022
Of the 70 million Americans now receiving Social Security and Medicare benefits, few of them read the Summary of the 2022 Annual Reports published by the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report July 29, 2022
Merriam-Webster defines the term recession as a period of reduced economic activity. In technical terms, a recession is generally considered to represent two consecutive quarters of economic decline, as reflected by GDP. First quarter 2022 GDP decreased at an annualized rate of 1.5% according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report July 22, 2022
John W. Childs is the Chairman of J.W. Childs Associates, L.P., a private equity and special situation investment firm founded in 1995, currently focusing on life science, real estate and consumer brands investments. Previously, John was Senior Managing Director of the Thomas H. Lee Company from 1987 to 1995, where he had broad responsibilities for originating, analyzing, negotiating, and managing leveraged buyout transactions, such as Snapple and General Nutrition Company. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report July 15, 2022
Every for-profit business must deliver products or services that people are willing to pay for, or they will cease to exist.  Similarly, every non-profit organization must show itself worthy of the contributions they seek, or they too will disappear. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report July 8, 2022
In March of 2021, the IRS shredded 30 million paper-filed information returns as a solution to the pandemic-related backlog. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report July 1, 2022
Rather than have a picture of fireworks or picnics or other activities usually associated with the 4th of July, it seems that we should remember why many of us have persisted in the effort to replace the federal income tax with a national retail sales tax—the FAIRtax. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report June 24, 2022
Ayn Rand’s 1957 larger-than-life novel, Atlas Shrugged, was light years ahead of its time.  Its insights into the human psyche and our role in a larger society and governmental construct are illuminating to this very day, if not even predictive.  As my daughter embarks upon reading this masterful piece of work and penning a scholarship essay on the book this summer, a thought arose. Read More.
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The Chairman’s Report June 17, 2022
Every for-profit business must deliver products or services that people are willing to pay for, or they will cease to exist.  Similarly, every non-profit organization must show itself worthy of the contributions they seek, or they too will disappear. Read More.

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