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December 4, 2022

Footnotes: McCain Wants Better Stripper Tips; Some Thieving Planned Parenthood Fool; Stop Shaming on Social Media | 07.25.13

McCain hopes $1 coin leads to bigger tips for strippers [CNN]

Accountant admits stealing $100,000 from Planned Parenthood [The Buffalo News]

Detroit’s High Property Taxes [Cato @ Liberty]

IT managers, engineers & accountants hardest to find: Survey [The Economic Times]

NASBA Names New Chief Information Officer [PR Web]

Thinking about the Firm of the Future [NJSCPA]

How Bankruptcy Impacts Your Taxes [FOX Business]

Lawsuit Accuses Walmart Of Overcharging Taxes On Coupon Purchases [Consumerist]

With $6 collected for every $1 spent on enforcement, IRS says sequestration costing U.S. $1.5 billion []

IRS Budget Cuts Sought By GOP Refused By Senate Panel [AP via HuffPo]

Why You Should Think Twice Before Shaming Anyone on Social Media This public service announcement applies to most of you (many of whom get some sick joy from torturing both Colin and me from behind your blessed shroud of anonymity). "Shaming, it seems, has become a core competency of the Internet, and it’s one that can destroy both lives and livelihoods. But the question of who’s responsible for the destruction — the person engaging in the behavior or the person revealing it — depends on whom you ask. At its best, social media has given a voice to the disenfranchised, allowing them to bypass the gatekeepers of power and publicize injustices that might otherwise remain invisible. At its worst, it’s a weapon of mass reputation destruction, capable of amplifying slander, bullying, and casual idiocy on a scale never before possible." [WIRED]

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