Tag Archives: COLA

Clueless proposal on older workers

Bad few days for my personal/family economic outlook. And not just me personally–while all the happy people are crowing about how well the economy has come back, I’ve been hit with one story of personal crisis after another. A friend forced out of his job due to injury; another friend given notice from a place she’s […]

Don’t know much about Statistics, either

Once upon a time, there was a man named John Williams. He wrote the music for the Star Wars movies and became quite famous. This is quite unfortunate for the John Williams I’d like to tell you about today. The John Williams I’m writing about has no aspirations to music as far as I know. […]

Taxes and bracket creep, oh my!(warning–wonky)

My Buddy Phil Rosenberg put up a really interesting dissection of taxes and such on his website, which you can find here. This was part of a larger debate on the Sex and Politics Radio show about taxes and what gets paid. Long story short: there are  a lot of different taxes collected by different […]