October 2008

What’s in the “Bailout Plan”: Division C – Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief

October 28, 2008 Uncategorized

I’ve finally finished all 169 pages of the Stabilization Bill, doesn’t Nancy Pelosi look surprised? I am not sure how many members of Congress actually read the whole thing… By far the hardest part to read was this last section, Division C – Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief. This is where all the […]

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What’s in the “Bailout Plan” – Division B: Energy Amendments

October 22, 2008 Uncategorized

I finally got around to reading “Division B – Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008”, the second part of the “Emergency Economic Stabilization Bill”, aka the $700 billion bailout. This section runs from pages 44 – 97, which still leaves 72 pages for pork in Division C, which I will cover in an upcoming […]

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Giving Back: Habitat for Humanity and Kiva donations.

October 20, 2008 Uncategorized

Last month we wrote about how we were going to start volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and we did. Last Saturday (October 11th) we worked on our first Habitat House. We’ve been on a bit of a philanthropic binge lately, and have been volunteering all over town trying to get involved and improve the community. […]

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