For more than 200 years, the United States has been viewed around the world as the land of opportunity – a place where individuals with a dream and some hope could build companies that could turn into thriving economic engines. Lately, America is starting to sound more like the land of corporate punishment, if a company considers a tax break or a business merger that some politicians don’t like.
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Geoff Davis is a former U.S. Representative for Northern and Eastern Kentucky. He served on the House Committee on Armed Services, and later as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Human Resources, Committee on Ways and Means, dealing with economic competitiveness, trade, tax, and energy issues. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and former Army Ranger and aviator, Davis ran flight operations for American forces in support of a 17-nation Coalition Multinational Force & Observers Peace Enforcement mission between Israel and Egypt.
Congress recently passed a much-needed aid package for Ukraine that will help stabilize the country’s economy. However, the serious actions in Congress were undercut by photos distributed via Twitter of diplomats posting with handwritten cards containing a message of solidarity.