I thoroughly enjoyed reading Rose Sodergren’s Letter to the Editor titled “Letter Writer Questions Columnist” in the December 21 edition of The Gilman Star, especially where she states that Mr. Mann’s articles “… present many things as facts that are purely fiction.” She also stated that Mr. Mann “cannot write even a brief paragraph without the use of several exclamation points.” Some points about the “purely fiction” part of her statement will be addressed first. In Mr. Mann’s article titled “Tax Reform And The Paygo Rule”, he stated that “… House Speaker Paul Ryan apparently believes that most middle class Americans make $500,000 …”