From the GAO:
"For tax year 2010 (the most recent information available), profitable U.S. corporations that filed a Schedule M-3 paid U.S. federal income taxes amounting to about 13 percent of the pretax worldwide income that they reported in their financial statements (for those entities included in their tax returns). When foreign and state and local income taxes are included, the ETR for profitable filers increases to around 17 percent." (http://gao.gov/products/GAO-13-520)
Bresch ought to stop her crying a find a better accountant.
Well, if there's a whiskey shortage afoot, thank goodness it's almost Memorial Day -- Negroni Season is almost here!
"He wore a suit jacket and a densely woven shirt with french cuffs. Cufflinks. He didn't wear a belt on his black jeans, and I assumed that it was intentional; it was a good look."
No, it wasn't.
I believe Billy Strayhorn would like a word with you.
" I don't know why we don't use umbrellas for snow as we do for rain ..."
Because snow, particularly when it's well below freezing, isn't very wet.
Speaking as a young-ish (well, almost middle-aged), healthy, not particularly little male, my default position on a train that doesn't have plenty of seats to spare is to stand. This is because a) there very likely is or will be someone else on the train who needs a seat more than I, and b) because I don't want to worry about having to ascertain who that person may or may not be.
No love for "-bag"?
I'd add that while wearing a necktie with short sleeves is probably the least egregious element of this ensemble, it's also highly self-beclowning.
If only there were an American city on the moon.
I try to generally avoid them.