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  • The IRS Scandal, Day 563

    New York Post editorial: Silence of the Schumer: It wasn’t so long ago Chuck Schumer was obsessing over the idea that the tax code was being abused for partisan purposes. Back in March 2012, he and six fellow Democratic senators wrote the IRS demanding more scrutiny for 501(c)4 groups who claimed they were involved in “social welfare” but were “devoted chiefly to politica ...

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  • Top Incomes Soared as Tax Rates Fell

    Al Jazeera: Top Incomes Soared as Tax Rates Fell, by David Cay Johnston (Syracuse): For those at the very top 2010 will be remembered as a very good year. While most Americans struggled to recover from the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression, top incomes soared while tax burdens for those incomes fell.

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  • Oh the places you’ll go…

    My blog is eleven years old today. It’s been a wonderful ride. All I could think of on this anniversary of beginning a blog in my garage, was “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know.

    Kevin O'Keefe/ Real Lawyers Have Blogs- 1 readers -
  • Report – Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing DHS

    Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security, November 14, 2014 OIG-15-09. “We have identified major challenges that affect both the Department as a whole, as well as individual components. DHS must continually seek to integrate management operations under an authoritative governing structure capable of effectively overseeing and man ...

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  • Prescription Abuse in Nevada – Legal Issues

    Prescription Abuse in Nevada is Rising The abuse of prescription pills has been on the rise for several years in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Sun reports that along with the skyrocketing use of painkillers, there is an increase of fatal overdoses. Prescriptions Drugs Related to Rise in Suicide The number of suicides attributed to prescription drugs is similar to the number of f ...

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  • Race Discrimination Verdict Reinstated Against MARTA Manager

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has just reinstated a $500,000 retaliation verdict against MARTA. The retaliation lawsuit was filed after a man was allegedly fired for telling his supervisor he was going to file a race discrimination case. In order to protect individuals from discrimination in the work place, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohi ...

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  • The Deceased Proskauer Partner, The Wife, The Ex Who's Also A Lawyer

    It could be Theatre of the Rich and Famous. Only the money involved isn't big and the players haven't really been brandnames - until now. The $5-million estate of deceased Proskauer partner Harry Goldsmith is being covered by Julia Marsh in the New York Post. Small potatoes, right, for the New York Metro area.

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  • Cannabis Legalization: Whatever Happened To Democracy?

    Occasionally, the epic battle between marijuana and the repeal of its prohibition shifts from the Federal government to the locals. In How To Handle A Neighbor Who Wants To Shut Down Your Cannabis Business we wrote about how how marijuana businesses should deal with “Not in My Back Yard” neighbors, but what we did not mention in that post is that the worst NIMBYs are cities and counties.

    Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™in Washington- 2 readers -
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