INFLATION: The Hidden Tax

We’re feeling the effects of inflation now, in energy (price at the pump), groceries, and virtually everything.  Our heating bills are likely to be way up this winter, especially for gas and fuel oil users. How did inflation “happen” to us?  Milton Friedman said repeatedly and emphatically that inflation is always and only a monetary… Continue reading INFLATION: The Hidden Tax

Opening Day Woe and Initiative Weal: Washington State LTC Opt-Out a Bust, But Initiative Gathers Steam

For months, Washington employees have been waiting to file for exemption from the WA Cares Fund. For months, it was said that the online exemption tool would launch October 1, 2021. And so far, Washington employees will continue to wait. The online tool is not working, and at present there is no estimation for when… Continue reading Opening Day Woe and Initiative Weal: Washington State LTC Opt-Out a Bust, But Initiative Gathers Steam