Posts Tagged: form
Plastic garbage on the beach, tossed there or brought in by the tide. (Photo: Larina Marina, via Shutterstock)
OPINION: You’ve probably heard the phrase, “You are what you eat” a thousand times. It’s a motto usually used to encourage skipping the fries or chips for the recommended servings of veggies and fruits. But lately this phrase has a taken on an alarming new meaning. We are eating plastic.
Stunned supporters of Hillary Clinton await her Election Night concession speech in November 2016. (Photo: YouTube)
It’s an art form that no one wants to get really, really good at. Perhaps that’s because no one wants to practice it. It starts with “…a few minutes ago, I telephoned…” You guessed it. Concession speeches.
Tax form image via California Healthline
K.A. Curtis gave up her career in the nonprofit world in 2008 to care for her ailing parents in Fresno, which also meant giving up her income. She wasn’t able to afford health insurance as a result, and for each tax year since 2014, Curtis has applied for – and received – an exemption from Obamacare’s coverage requirement and the related tax penalty, she says