Government, Politics and Law

(Sir Kim Darroch described the move as an act of “diplomatic vandalism”, according to the Mail on Sunday- BBC News)

A devastating claim if proven true.
And “in character” with “you know who.”


I cannot tell a lie”
G. Washington (it’s said) asserted.
A simple, quaint objective
That Washington (DC) has deserted???


The Wall Street Journal – April 1, 2019

The world of corporate tricks on the general public has become treacherous in an age of viral communications, especially when not everyone gets the joke… some companies have started cutting seasonal pranks all together

Before pranking (if you’re  an employer,)

Be sure to clue-in the corporate lawyer.

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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.



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.)