What are you doing December 16? Why not screen An Inconvenient Truth for your friends and neighbors as suggested here. Hey, it’s the only planet we’ve got. Al Gore will be on ‘Oprah’ today, and on ‘Today’ tomorrow. (I was on ‘Tomorrow’ years ago.)
John in Atlanta: ‘If you and Buffett, Ben Stein, and other glitter types, feel you are not paying enough Federal Income Tax there is a simple solution: just write a check for whatever amount you wish and send it to the IRS to be applied to the National Debt. I will never see this in your column and I have no idea why not.’
☞ Anyone? Anyone? The answer, of course, is that making it voluntary would not raise enough revenue. Also, most rich people would feel like saps paying extra when their peers did not. But many of those very same folks wouldn’t mind paying the rates they paid under Clinton/Gore – if their peers did, too.
Bill Spencer: ‘Speaking of Ctrl + to change font size, it was in your column that I first learned of that trick. You must have forgotten two columns (July 21 and 26, 2005) when you published that information. (Your search button found that for me.)’
☞ Actually, I stopped writing anything new in 2002. Since then, I have been rerunning the first five years’ columns. It’s like re-running the whole Seinfeld series, only dull.
Speaking of déjà vu – what are you doing December 16? Why not screen An Inconvenient Truth for your friends and neighbors as suggested here. Hey, it’s the only planet we’ve got. Al Gore will be on “Oprah” today, and on “Today” tomorrow. (I was on “Tomorrow” and “Today” and “Oprah” years ago.)
Quote of the Day
A veteran Massachusetts politician not so long ago was horrified at the conduct of a less savvy colleague who was indicted for bribery: 'Imagine taking money from a stranger.'~Wall Street Journal, 10/14/93
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