From the moment Republicans passed their disgusting tax cut package, we had people like House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump telling us that we were all about to get raises, and that most of the benefits from these tax cuts would go to American workers. But a new analysis of the Fortune 500 in America reveals that fewer than 15% of businesses have given any raises at all, and the ones that did give out raises or bonuses admit that it was a one-time deal. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced