WKBN.com – March 9, 2019

“The way the brand has changed is the way we have changed in culture, you’ll always see Barbie being reflective of what’s happening right now in society, in the world of fashion,” said Kim Culmone, Senior Vice President of Design for Barbie.

Tweaked each year in an updated guise.
(Hard to do for human dolls and guys.

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Blog.namely.com –  3/29/18

Effective January 1, 2018, office meals and snacks are no longer fully tax-deductible. After 2025, the tax break will be entirely phased out‬.

Expect outrage and grumpy grumbles.‬
‪But, that’s how the tax cookie crumbles.

 

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The Wall Street Journal – March 5, 2019

These are difficult times for tax preparers. Changes in Treasury Department rules have made it an especially tricky tax season. That has led preparers to stock up on chocolate, tissues, and painkillers-both for unhappy clients and for themselves.

Take the “fun” out of “reFUNd”
And here’s where you are;
Less money to spend
(Plus a small Hershey bar.)

 

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AP – March  4, 2019

Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.

Future jobs? There’ll be a boom in
Jobs NOT requiring a human.
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The Wall Street Journal – February 22, 2019

‪The administration of President Donald Trump has pledged up to $12 billion in aid to help offset losses for crops hit by retaliatory Chinese tariffs imposed in response to Washington’s tariffs on Chinese goods.‬

“Tariff blowback”caused the need for this aid.

Billions tha WE (NOT the Chinese) paid.

 

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