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Current location: McKinney, TX
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Small business owner, former professor and university administrator... former expat (lived in UAE for 10 years).

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It's Not About Clinton's Health, It's a Sexist Dog Whistle

The modern version of this in America has its roots in the Puritan (protestant) history of this country. Oddly enough, Darwinian theorists in the 19th and 20th Century as pointed the 'evolutionary' function of women being weak (i.e. natural selection for this).

So yes, it is both religious and has its origin in creepy eugenics movement thinking. So yeah Trump should stop. IT's also the reason why he won't stop talking about it.

Bi-Partisan Tax Proposal: Make Olympic Awards non-taxable...

Granted some athletes will make millions off of the games. However, what about those medalists in obscure sports?

Should they be burdened with thousands of extra in income tax because they won a medal for their country?

Time for an exemption...

Olympic athletes who bring home medals also bring home cash $25,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze paid for by the United States Olympic Committee. Like any prize winner, from a jackpot hitter to a Nobel Prize recipient, the athletes are taxed because Olympic medals and cash bonuses are considered income, said Steven Gill, associate professor of accounting at San Diego State University... http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2016/08/15/olympics-victory-tax-gold-medal/88587636/
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