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Last updateFri, 16 Feb 2018 7pm

Is the smoke clearing? Or is it smoking?

Tah-dah! The U.S. tax bill is the law of the land.  Lots of major changes, too many to go over, but I will select just a few income tax items worthy of note to those who live and play outside the United States.That’s Mexico, for us!


Trump: Jury exoneration of Mexican migrant ‘complete travesty of justice’

A San Francisco jury which found an illegal immigrant not guilty of murder in the shooting death of Kate Steinle has set off a fresh firestorm of recrimination from archconservatives, including U.S. President Donald Trump, who in 2015 first sensationalized the case of Jose Garcia’s killing of the white victim by calling Garcia, a 45-year-old who reportedly has a second-grade education, “this animal that shot that … beautiful woman.”

Flags are burned on Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day. This marks the day in 1777 when the stars-and-stripes version of the flag was declared our country’s official symbol over other flags used by revolutionary militias.