Common Sense Tax Reform: Don’t Save Venice on Taxpayer Dime: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack In the 14th century, the Medicis, some of the greatest philanthropists in history, established the modern banking system and helped build the cultural empire of Italy. But today, ironically, it’s American philanthropists — many from Wall Street — who are helping to keep the sinking city of Venice afloat. As Venice […]

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Award in Memory of Ogden Mills Phipps to be Announced by Earle Mack During Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration

Earle Mack, an active Thoroughbred breeding and racing enthusiast for more than 50 years, will announce an annual award named in honor of the late Ogden Mills Phipps. A dear friend of Mack, the award named in honor of Phipps will be announced during the annual Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration, hosted by the New York […]

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Funding the Arts is More than Preserving Culture. It’s Big Business: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack, Randall Bourscheidt and Robert Lynch Two weeks ago, two great national traditions, sports and the arts, came together in the Super Bowl. Whether it was Lady Gaga’s stunning half-time plunge or Tom Brady’s nail-biting fourth-quarter comeback; our nation was riveted. The Super Bowl is a one-of-a-kind event, and it’s no surprise […]

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GOP Delegates Should Be Allowed to Vote Conscience: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack Oh, to be in Cleveland now that summers here.. When in Cleveland, Republican delegates deserve the right to vote their conscience. While some of Trump opponents have pushed the “conscience clause” as a last gasp to prevent him from becoming the party’s official nominee. I believe allowing the delegates to vote […]

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Brits, Don’t Slip On the Banana Peel: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” Winston Churchill’s words ring with more clarity than they have in decades as the world absorbs the impact of the Brits slip on the existential banana peel known as the Brexit vote. (By the way, Churchill also said, never […]

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Don’t Let the Tail Wag the Elephant: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack As a lifelong Republican, who has always been realistic on social issues and conservative on fiscal and governmental issues, I would be deeply dismayed if we lost control of Congress because Republican hardliners in the Senate, blinded by politics, have lost their common sense. They fail to acknowledge the danger facing […]

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We the People: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack (March 23rd, 2016) For the past several months, we’ve seen story after story detailing secret meetings and strategies emanating from the so-called GOP establishment and its plans to stop Trump. Last weekend was no different as one group of donors and establishment members retreated to Palm Beach, Fla., in an effort […]

Earle Mack Interviewed by Thoroughbred Charities of America

Thoroughbred Charities of America, a nonprofit whose mission is “to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers,” interviewed Earle Mack for their Winter 2016 email newsletter on proper retirement procedures for Thoroughbreds. Mack, who has 12 horses in his racing stable, told TCA that the most important element of […]

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Time For Plan B: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.” These famous words from the movie “Network” could just as easily describe the voters at the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary. Republicans, outraged at a president who usurps his power and a Congress they believe has ignored their […]

This Is the ‘First Step’: Earle I Mack on NewsMax

December 18, 2014 As a former United States Ambassador to Finland, I traveled to Cuba in 2012 with Rabbi Arthur Schneier of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation in order to gain the release of American prisoner Alan Gross on humanitarian grounds. As you can imagine, I was delighted to learn this morning of the release […]