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I dusted off this once Freshly Pressed post and gussied it up a bit in honor of America’s fast-approaching day of financial angst. Pass these fabulous ideas along to any elected officials you know, OK? What’s wrong with America is … Continue reading
Back away. Back. Away. Now. I’ve got a sharpened #2 Ticonderoga pointed at my jugular, and I’m not afraid to use it. The floor is littered with broken pencils, crumpled 8863s and tufts of naturally blond hair, pulled out by … Continue reading
Nothing is certain but death and taxes. (Death occurring while on-hold waiting to talk to someone about taxes is not certain, merely a very distinct possibility.) Has this ever happened to you? You’re trying to do your taxes, there’s one … Continue reading
I wrote this piece a couple of years ago, and WordPress was kind enough to choose it for Freshly Pressed. Here it is again, in honor of our national day of financial mourning. Washington has never called about implementing these … Continue reading
Back away. Back. Away. Now. I’ve got a sharpened #2 Ticonderoga pointed at my jugular, and I’m not afraid to use it. The floor is littered with broken pencils, crumpled 8863s and great tufts of naturally blond hair, pulled … Continue reading
I wrote this piece last year and WordPress was kind enough to Freshly Press it. Despite the publicity, Washington never called about implementing these great ideas. If you’re chummy with any of our elected officials, pass this on, OK? What’s wrong … Continue reading
On the one-year anniversary of the Punctuation And Capitalization Tax, commonly called the PAC, reviews have been mixed as to its impact on America. Gwen Prosody, a retired English professor, has been an outspoken critic of the PAC tax. Ms. Prosody … Continue reading
What’s wrong with America is some of y’all need to be paying more taxes. Taxes raise money, sure, but the government also uses them to change our behavior. We are encouraged to do some things (buy houses and windmills) and … Continue reading
The joyful Christmas season is, unfortunately, also a time of increased accidents. This year the super-wealthy are at even greater risk. Why? Because the death tax rate in the U.S. is going up on 1/1/11. This tax, also known as the … Continue reading