By the Numbers

My first job out of college, many years ago, was teaching high school History and Government and coaching the football team. Back then, my focus was on monarchs and patriots – and teaching events and places to uncooperative teenagers. Today? It’s all numbers.

100 Days – Give or Take

This past Saturday, President Trump marked his 100th day in the White House. While some observers, including the president, say it’s an arbitrary point in his four year term, it’s as good a time as any for Americans to stand back and reflect on what has happened thus far during his presidency – and what the future holds.

BAT Fly-In a Big Success

One week ago, Capitol Hill was swarming with dealers. During AIADA’s border adjustment fly-in international nameplate dealers from every corner of the country came to Washington, D.C., to lobby against the proposed 20 percent border adjustment tax (BAT). FOX News political analyst Dr. Charles Krauthammer kicked things off on Wednesday night, followed by a series of educational and entertaining speakers the next morning. We then began our day-long assault on Capitol Hill. In all, more than 230 meetings were held with Members of Congress and their staff.

Urgent: Dealers Needed in D.C. to Fight the BAT

Welcome to Paul on Point – the blog my children, and grandchildren, are shocked I am writing.

I can’t blame them. Personally, I never envisioned myself as a blogger, but I am thankful to the past AIADA chairmen who started this online tradition. The Chairman’s Blog is a direct line to AIADA members, and I’m looking forward to using it to share the unvarnished realities I see in my role as Chairman.