Natalie PortmanTabloids are saying Kanye West and wife, Kim Kardashian, are expecting another baby. I hope they exercise discretion when the kid arrives. You know how sometimes parents take pictures of naked babies that embarrass them later in life. Oh wait, this is different. Well, they’d have a child with great skin since they would probably keep it well oiled.  I wonder if they would name their next child, South, following on their first born, North. ... The Iowa Supreme Court has agreed that people have a right to be drunk on their front porches.

Yes, that's life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, although I'm not exactly sure under which category that fits. That could lead to a new state slogan, "Live Free or Drunk." ... Police in Alabama had to close a street after a truck spilled chicken parts on the road. That led to the inevitable question "Why did the road cross the chicken?" ... The New Hampshire legislature appears likely to override a Governor's veto of a law that would have permitted pictures of minors on beer labels. Bar owner Rep. Keith Murphy wanted to be able to sell Founders Breakfast Stout, a beer brewed that has a baby on its label. Gov. Maggie Hassan's was afraid the next thing on the market would be Michelob Sippy Cup. And she believed that beer-drinking infants would put a strain on the supply of diapers. ... Figured out why Bruce Jenner became Caitlyn Jenner. He wanted to appear on "Dancing with the Stars", but hated the idea of leading. ... Listened to movie actress Natalie Portman deliver a speech in Cambridge, Mass., last month. Apparently there was some consideration to having her character in Star Wars III, leave a note to be read by Luke Skywalker when he grows up. It starts, "Luke, I am your mother."

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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.

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