Archive for the ‘politics’ Category

The powerful men are falling like dominoes, seemingly every day, from accusations by women who were very young and very vulnerable but are not any longer.

To me, this feels like a new wave of feminism…

So now NYC voters can choose TWO political horndogs this electoral season — “The Tweeting” Weiner AND “Black Socks” Spitzer both trying to make comebacks this year. The stars are surely aligned. Suddenly, NYC politics are a lot more interesting but is this a good thing for voters?

Okay, time for a quiz. Let’s say you’re employed — what then is the maximum amount you will pay in Social Security taxes (FICA) this year? The answer is 4.2 percent of the first $110,100 gross pay you earn or a maximum amount of $4,600. Okay, so what then is the Social Security tax if […]