Category: Business and Taxes

Andrew Sullivan – Still Can’t Get Past His Nose…. UPDATE

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[Welcome Insta-P readers. It’s always nice to have company ’round here] Up until today, he had featured this George Orwell Quote as the tagline of his blog: “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” It seems to still be quite a struggle. In light of the Scott Brown victory, […]

New York Times – The Paper Of FAIL

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So this morning the Sonic-Mate and I went to Starbucks to get a hot coco, and, as I usually do when there, I take a peak at the two newspapers they sell at the counter, the Fresno Bee and the “paper of record”, The New York Times.. The Bee’s front page, which is dedicated to […]

Tale Of Two America’s – Corporate Greed VS Government Need.

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Remember when gas prices doubled and went up from $2 a gallon to over $4 a gallon, and the newsies threw a hissyfit?  Here is the San Francisco Chronicle monitoring the situation as gas prices go above the then record of $3.36 a gallon. Fast forward a few years to 2010. The bay area subway […]

Healthcare Reform: The Seinfeld Tax – A Tax On Nothing????

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Over at Balkinization, there is a piece refuting the charge that you’ll go to jail if you don’t have or buy health insurance. If this article is correct, you won’t. But I find it interesting to note what will happen – you get taxed: If you are not exempted [exemptions are listed in the article], […]

A Point To Ponder: The Nuclear Option – Remove Corporations From Individual Status

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One thing about American law that has struck me as odd, is the fact that Corporations count as de-facto individual persons in regards to various state and federal laws. This has been a part of the fabric of Americans life since the Supreme Court decided such in Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad in […]