Karl RoveKarl Rove is leaving Fox News. His plans apparently include fact gathering to write the definitive history of Mitt Romney’s presidential administration.  ... I was standing in the back of a community room at a nursing home listening to a group of visitors entertaining residents with music. “What are you doing?” someone asked.

“Practicing,” I replied. … In a serious computer mishap, the database for members of the web dating service, Christian Mingle and Swingers International, were mixed together. There were surprisingly few complaints. …. There is a controversy over the movie “Lincoln” involving the use of profanity as part of the script. However, the script writers assure the public that they found a first draft of the “Gettysburg Address” which said that “We’ve been fighting these @#%&* Rebels and we are going to $#%&@ them.” As we know, the final result was more conciliatory. … Law enforcement agencies report that they have seized $1.5 billion in marijuana grown in Appalachia. Use of the home grown crop is said to explain the 20-year run of the show, “Hee Haw” in syndication. ... The popular new TV show, "Revolution" pictures a world with no electricity in which society is back to horseback transportation and no machinery. Apparently, the writers missed the chapter in the history books about steam engines.  ... A grass roots movement in New Jersey is demanding government funding for research to discover how to teach Canada geese to migrate. It is building overwhelming support.



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Bob Scott

Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.

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