- Tabulaw: What Congress Does When it Runs Out of Numbers
Congress recently passed a bill that created section 139D of the tax code. But there was already a 139D. No problem—they just kept the existing one. So there are two section 139Ds. Given my work on codes, this makes my head feel all explodey inside.
- New York Times: G.O.P.’s No-Tax Stance Is Outside Political Mainstream
The concessions that the president is offering to Republican leaders aren't just to the right of what the country wants, they're to the right of what Republicans want. But they're not far enough to the right for Eric Cantor and company, who are willing to cooperate on absolutely nothing. I'm left wondering why somebody unwilling to cooperate would be a member of a legislative body.
- The Atlantic: Sarah Palin Movie Debuts to Empty Theater in Orange County
What if they made a documentary about Sarah Palin, and nobody came? Seriously. Nobody. Just the reporter, all alone in the theater.
I’d never noticed that about the code numbers before. Huh.
Re: the Sarah Palin Movie debut, as I clicked the link for the article, I was already preparing a joke in my head about the sort of genius it takes to slate a movie premier the same day that the final Harry Potter movie was released only to discover that this was essentially both the set up and the punchline for the entire article.
I refudiate this information.
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