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Fiscal Cliff Diving

November 15, 2012

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In an attempt to educate everyone about the impending “fiscal cliff,” this blogger has done some serious research, taking breaks only  to consume half a large can of salted cashews. Q. What is the fiscal cliff?  This is a good question, especially since the words “fiscal” and “cliff” are usually associated with events having extremely dire […]

A Short Phone Conversation Between Mitt Romney and the IRS

September 26, 2012

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This is the IRS, where our motto is “We will hold off your death, until you have paid your taxes.” Uh, hi.  Hey, are you aware that I have been on hold for about two hours? I would ask you what your point was but it wouldn’t matter.  How can I help you? Uh, yeah, […]

Obamacare, and the Right to Order Extra Cheese

August 8, 2012

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While most of the general population of the country has been occupied with the Mars landing, the Olympics, the longest presidential run in history, and learning to do the steps to the pasa doble, a disaster has been in the making. Papa Johns, the third largest pizza takeout and delivery company in the country, has been […]

Death by Audit

January 13, 2012

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(The following is the 11th in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend, blogging-wise). This week’s Newsweek has a really interesting articled titled, […]

Taxes and Other Communicable Diseases

March 14, 2011

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 “She didn’t make her quarterlies on time.” This year, I sailed breezily through tax preparation time.  No fretting, no anguish.  This is because I was entirely too busy making cute cuff bracelets to focus on doing any prep work in anticipation of visiting the tax preparer.  When, on Tuesday, I finally removed the glue that had […]

Death by Audit

May 20, 2010

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This week’s Newsweek has a really interesting articled entitled, “What Should You REALLY Be Afraid Of?” It lists common fears vs reality. For example, most people fear shark attacks (there were 28 last year) over dog bites ( 4.5 million). Most people fear fatal plane crashes (there were 321 people killed last year) over fatal […]

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