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America Needs More Taxes

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

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Step Away From the 1040 Before Somebody Gets Hurt

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

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Got Food? Drink? Incontinence Pads? Time To Call The IRS

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

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Some of Y’all Need To Pay More Taxes

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

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Step Away From the 1040 And Nobody Gets Hurt

  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

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We STILL Need More Taxes

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

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Will PAC-Man Gobble Up The King’s English?

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

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