February 27, 2021

U.S. Capitol

Accountants Behaving Badly: Of Course One of the Capitol Insurrectionist Dummies Is a CPA

The owner of McAuliffe CPA Enterprises in Mineola, NY, took a field trip down to Washington, DC, and decided it would be a good idea to join a bunch of other domestic terrorist doofuses in storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 because they actually thought they could prevent Congress from confirming Joe Biden as […]

Political Contributions Watch: Big 4 Suspends Donations to Lawmakers Who Voted Against Certifying Election Results

Here is how the Big 4 firms are responding to last week’s riot on the U.S. Capitol and Republican lawmakers who voted against certifying the presidential election: Deloitte Capitol siege reaction: Here is a letter to staff signed by CEO Joe Ucuzoglu and Board Chairman Janet Foutty: Colleagues, We wanted to share some brief thoughts […]

So How Much Work Did You Actually Get Done Today?

None like me, who was doomscrolling through Twitter all afternoon, or did you somehow, someway do something productive that was work-related? Stay well, everyone.

Grover Norquist Has a Suggestion for President Obama Since He Insists on Giving His Jobs Speech (aka “Campaign Event”) at the U.S. Capitol

“People who use public facilities for private purposes pay an appropriate rental fee so that taxpayers are not subsidizing a private event. The Library of Congress and the Smithsonian museums regularly rent out space for private functions. Perhaps they could suggest to the President and his campaign a reasonable price for use of the U.S. Capitol and the House chamber as a backdrop for his upcoming political rally.” [ATR]