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President’s Day

President’s Day

February 18, 2013

Today we honor the 43 men who have been Presidents of the United States of America.  It wasn’t always this way.  Originally “Washington’s Birthday,” President’s Day has only recently referred to all presidents — a move primarily promoted by businesses looking to stoke patriotism as a way to sell more goods. Quite frankly, some of [...]

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Tax Day 2012

April 17, 2012

Ben Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  I hope the former isn’t in your future any time soon, but you’d better get your procrastinating a** to the post office — it’s tax day and the clock’s ticking! I completed and mailed my taxes the [...]

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Happy President’s Day

February 15, 2010

Every year we take a day to pay homage to our 44 Presidents on the third Monday in February.  We used to have both Lincoln and Washington’s birthday off, but with the addition of the observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday as a federal holiday in 1983 we meshed the two birthday’s together into President’s [...]

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