Republican Senator Rick Scott says that we should consider cutting taxes in order to offset the damage being done to this country by Trump’s trade wars. Is this just the blanket Republican talking point that they use whenever something happens in this country? Tax cuts are not a “cure-all” for the country, and they certainly won’t help with the situation we have today. 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