Archive for April 15th, 2014

April 15th, 2014 - 11:24 am § in Misc.

A $15/hr wages makes all Americans rich!

from Jim Miller at Sound Politics If you are single, then by world standards, probably in the top 5 percent, almost certainly in the   top 10 percent. Here’s how I come to that tentative conclusion:   A $15 an hour wage gives you a yearly   gross income of $30,000, assuming you work 40 h[...]

April 15th, 2014 - 8:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Dr. Phage: Tax Day, 35th Aniverary of JP Sartre’s Death

SARTRE   Each year, UNESCO  — which apparently doesn’t have a lot to take up its time  —  celebrates World Philosophy Day.  This year, the theme was “Thinking the Anthropocene.” As a public service to the Community of Philosophy, and because we’ve always seen[...]

April 15th, 2014 - 4:09 am § in Misc., Russia

April 15, How Not to Pay Tax … Join Snowden and give up your passport!

Expatriates giving up their nationality at U.S. embassies climbed to 1,131 in the three months through June of last year from 189 in the year-earlier period, according to Federal Register figures published today. That brought the first-half total to 1,810 compared with 235 for the whole of 2008. Why[...]

April 15th, 2014 - 12:57 am § in Misc.

TAX DAY: the video