I have zero problem with billionaires not paying more tax than the law requires.
My problem is with the law not requiring them to pay more.
“God never intended for one group of people to live in superfluous inordinate wealth, while others live in abject deadening poverty.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Not me. (I hope.) This guy. Who writes:
. . . On February 9, 1950, an obscure first-term Senator who’d lied about his military service to get elected, Joe McCarthy, gave the first speech of a 5-city tour before a Republican women’s group in Wheeling, West […]
A minister, a priest, and a rabbit walk into a blood bank to donate and the nurse asks each their blood type. “I’m pretty sure I’m a Type O”, says the rabbit.
→ Get it?
Two big shots walk into Nieman Marcus — separately — and each tries on lots of expensive stuff.
Long-time reader Matt Ball (whose own book you can find here) responded to yesterday’s post:
“You might find this somewhat different take on ChatGPT interesting.”
But I’m still going to try to find a few minutes this weekend to get ChatGPT to tell ME “how to remove a sandwich from […]
Dancing robots. If you’re not yet among this two-year-old video’s 38 million viewers, treat yourself.
Self-healing concrete. A 2000-year-old breakthrough.
If only Champlain Towers had been built with this.
Self-healing robots. On their way to becoming conscious?
“This is not just another research question that we’re working on — this is the question,” […]
But first, here’s how dumb I am.
A to Z.
How he managed to come up with an X knocks me out.
Xennials? I had to […]
With Nancy Pelosi still in Congress there to help . . . and her chosen successor making this terrific inaugural speech . . . 2023 is off to a good start.
It starts with a modest cadence, but keep watching: when he gets going, he gets GOING.
That’s the main […]
I was struck by a talking point in John James‘ remarks yesterday as he nominated Kevin McCarthy to be Speaker.
The newly elected Michigan Congressman referred to the need to “stop 87,000 new IRS agents from picking through your pocketbooks.”
(To his credit, he didn’t add the part Republicans often do about armed […]
By now you’ve likely seen: Heavily Armed Man Panics Supermarket.
Clearly, as the law now stands, he had a right to be there.
If he had massacred anyone, then of course the full weight of the law would — and should! — have rained down upon him.
That’s the view of the gun-rights crowd, […]
Would you buy a Bible from this man? If any family embodies Judeo-Christian values of honesty, charity, and humility, surely it’s the Trumps.
Twenty years for witness tampering? That’s what the law allows — and, boy, would it ever seem to apply here.
Finding the 20%: “A message for new members of […]
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I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.~Harry Truman
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