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Death and Taxes

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Some guys have all the luck.  Last year the estate tax was 45%.  Next year it will be 55%.  This year?  Nil. Zero. The empty set.  Businesses say this sort of thing makes it tough to plan for the future.  One business isn’t complaining.  Since he died in 2010, George Steinbrenner’s heirs won’t have to sell the Yankees to pay the taxes.

Tiger’s Happy Place

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The good news is Tiger says he doesn’t exploit women anymore.  The bad news is he exploits his dead dad in a recent Nike commercial.  The spot brought to mind another truly mythical golfer with self-control issues – Happy Gilmore.  Happy channels his father figure, Chubb, in that movie’s final scene (fast forward to the 3:22 mark).