The history — and psychology — behind the tax refund
Via: Freewill • Now Trending • 130 Comments • 3 Likes • 11 months ago
“There has been a great deal of talk about the TCJA and it's impact on various tax filers, but the one complaint we read over and over is that of...”
As McAuliffe is constantly telling his clients, and anyone else who’ll listen: a refund is just money you overpaid in taxes. It is an interest-free loan to the government — one you can avoid by changing the amount your employer withholds from your paycheck. But for the multibillion-dollar tax...
A Collection of Funny Crap
By: Freewill • Funny stories, humor, memes, or any shit that makes one laugh • 69 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 months ago
“"He who laughs, lasts." - Mary Pettibone Poole”
Everyone has a lifetime of humorous stories to tell. Some weren't all that funny when they happened, but in retrospect.... That is what this blog is all about. And without any further gilding of the lily, allow me to kick this off with the following: Weird Science My most...
Loyal Democratic donors: We’re done with the DNC ‘until they get their act together’
Via: Freewill • News & Politics • 125 Comments • 2 years ago
Interesting article. Some of the facts: The Democratic National Committee — the party’s signature organization — has posted its worst midterm fund raising totals in more than a decade. The DNC has so far taken in $116 million before the November midterm elections — $9 million less than it...
Should I be Concerned?
By: Freewill • Now Trending • 24 Comments • 2 years ago
Found this in the fridge this morning. Spouse was not entirely happy with me last night... something about becoming a "baseball widow", and then something ominous about missing Mass. So my questions are, should I be concerned? Is this a warning? A shot across the bow as they say? Are those...
Bill Nelson: The Russians have penetrated some Florida voter registration systems
Via: Freewill • News & Politics • 73 Comments • 2 years ago
TAMPA — Russian operatives have "penetrated" some of Florida's voter registration systems ahead of the 2018 midterms, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Wednesday, adding new urgency to concerns about hacking. The state, however, said it has received "zero information" supporting his claim. "They...
Facebook finds ‘sophisticated’ efforts to disrupt elections
Via: Freewill • News & Politics • 16 Comments • 2 years ago
Interesting article. Foreign operatives attempting to sway OUR elections by pitting us against each other on social media. What a concept! Totally foreign to say our own CIA or myriad of other alphabet agencies I'll bet, eh? I can't think of a more typical example of common, albeit more...
Why Can't People Hear What Jordan Peterson Is Actually Saying?
Via: Freewill • Now Trending • 54 Comments • 2 years ago
This is probably one of the better summaries of the now viral interview of Jordan Peterson by British “journalist” Cathy Newman. Her disgusting tactics stuck out to me like a sore thumb and I was hoping that other real journalists would finally have the balls to speak up about it as well rather...
Thoughtful Discourse in the Age of the Social Justice Warrior
Via: Freewill • History & Sociology • 9 Comments • 3 years ago
Very interesting! I believe this podcast first aired back in August or September and there are others featuring the same experts. I think those with a desire for rational, reasonable and productive discourse will find this worth a listen, regardless how one feels about the host Joe Rogan. If...