Notes From The Field By Simon Black
April 15, 2019 Dorado, Puerto Rico
Even Elizabeth Warren is maximizing her tax deductions
On September 11, 1791, sixteen men disguised themselves as women and waited patiently in a forest outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the local tax collector.
The tax collector’s name was Robert Johnson. And he was tasked with collecting the new Whiskey Tax that had recently been signed into law.
This was -very- early in US history; the Constitution had only been ratified two years earlier, and George Washington was barely into his first term as President.
Samson: Kurdistan Government announces an official holiday
15th April, 2019
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced on Monday the establishment of an official holiday on Wednesday, marking the "Red Wednesday" (Yazidi New Year) holiday
"On Wednesday, 17/4/2019 will be an official holiday in all departments and institutions of the Kurdistan Regional Government on the occasion of the Red Wednesday of the Yazidis Kurds," the spokesman of the Kurdistan Regional Government Sven Dzai said in a statement
Time Is Money: Smart Spending Decisions To Buy Back Time
By Khe Hy
Post From RadReads.
“Remember that time is money.” This is the simple advice that Benjamin Franklin offered to a young tradesman in 1748. I knew a Hedge Fund manager who unabashedly heeded this advice on opportunity costs.