Outstanding Guest Opinion in the IR Today


Today’s Independent Record featured an outstanding editorial from three small business owners tired of having small businesses used as an excuse by conservative politicians to extend massive tax breaks to the rich. From the piece:

We’re tired of having the good name of small business used as a pawn for proposals that benefit only the very richest fraction of Americans at the expense of everyone else. As Main Street small business owners, we care about our communities’ well-being — both because we care about our neighbors and because our own economic fate is tied to theirs. Our success depends on the success of our community, and it’s time for economic policies that create prosperity for all Americans.


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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.


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