Category Archives: Your Tax Dollars At Work

Picked Clean … Again

What more can I or do I need to say?

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I Yam What I Yam!

Continuing to mark National Poetry Month with today’s post, I decided to address poetry specifically before eventually posting today’s poem. My new friend and fellow-blogger over at themaskedrabbitsblog posed a terrific question in her comment on my post from two days ago. (She … Continue reading

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Un_President’s Day

If you went to the Post Office today and were greeted by a shuttered window, you learned the hard way today is officially celebrated as Washington’s Birthday thanks to the 1968 adoption of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, first effective in 1971. This … Continue reading

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Stop Calling Me!

Fair warning:  this post will be a major peeve-blog, a rant, an all-out hissy fit! I am MAD! If you think this might possibly offend your reading pleasure today, I urge you to take some time away and return when … Continue reading

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Divorced From Government

The religion of Islam permits a man to divorce his wife through the thrice-repeated pronouncement of ṭalāq. Given today’s deadline for filing income taxes, plenty of folks all over the country — RIGHT NOW! — wish a simple “I divorce thee, … Continue reading

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Be It Resolved?

Reflecting today about New Year’s resolutions, I did what I often do:  I ran a Google search. Imagine, if you will, my chagrin when one of the top search results was:  Popular New Year’s Resolutions‌ ¦ USA.gov. As one might … Continue reading

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Kicking the Can Down the Road

Republicans wanted to extend Bush-era tax rates beyond December 31st. Democrats said only for families earning $250,000 (or less) per year. Dems focused instead on unemployment benefits (but wanted those added costs tacked onto the deficit). One news source noted, … Continue reading

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