Friday, Jan 25 2013
There must be something about American vice presidents and shotguns. Former VP Dick Chaney shot somebody in the face and VP Joe Biden keeps shooting himself in the foot. If these guys had lived in an era when duals were fought, they would have been in no danger. They would have both missed.
. ... People always comment that I talk to myself a lot. But I have figured out how to handle that. I’m always going to wear an ear piece and everyone will think I’m on the cell phone. Now, if I can just avoid making ringing sounds while I'm talking to myself. .... Which presidential inaugural ball you get to attend depends a lot on the level of monetary contribution to the candidate. Or as they say in D.C., "If you've got the money, we've got the balls."... Priceline is doing some crossover advertising with the TV show “Criminal Minds”. In a new episode, the Priceline negotiator is killing travel agents. "They are ripping off the public," he screams as he is led away. "I can get you a better deal." … I think the “Law and Order” spin offs have gotten a bit desperate for a new angle. The new one is called “Law and Order – Small Claims Court. ... There were so many college bowl games this year that I think they are finally ending this week. ... The Super Bowl is all about physical fitness and the fact those playing it have it and most of those watching don't. ... Yesterday was "National Belly Laugh Day". Given the size of many abdomens in this out-of-shape country, the day may have to be ended since the number of bystanders injured by bell laughs has rising dramatically in the last year.
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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.