Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


10 Apr 2005, 15:25 p.m.

I'm Not Dead(line) Yet

On the minds of some US residents: the not-so-automatic four-month extension for filing federal taxes. California residents can get state-specific information.

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17 Mar 2005, 15:01 p.m.

Declaring The Pennies On And The Planks In My Eyes

I see that you can e-file for free but I find paper reassuring. My 2004 taxes are complicated enough that I'd prefer the extra reassurance of an accountant. Anyone know a California CPA who'd like …

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08 Dec 2004, 6:07 a.m.

Pineapple Whatever

Dahlia Lithwick, a Slate writer, covers the interstate wine-shipping case with panache. Every piece about these consolidated cases starts with the reporter going off to some exotic mom-and-pop winery in some state that isn't Michigan …

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14 Oct 2004, 14:59 p.m.

Worldview Correspondence

Yesterday I engaged a Christian evangelist (I'm assuming Protestant) on Market Street in conversation. He said that the Bible is literally true, that theories of evolution cannot explain the complexity of the human body, that …

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07 Oct 2004, 18:45 p.m.

This Will Hurt

If you are healthy, and you aren't the caretaker for a baby or a sickly older person (etc.), then please don't get the flu shot, because there is a shortage this year. Or unless you …

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07 Jul 2004, 11:06 a.m.

Tasteless Sudan Joke Inside!

Sepoy shows his students the truth about colonial administration - with a role-playing game! "Several came up to me afterwards and said that British rule in India came alive as the behemoth bureaucracy I had …

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02 Jul 2004, 10:16 a.m.

Also Includes "Really quick, is God on America's side?"

Sharpton, with whom I often disagree: "...George Bush has so let down what conservative -- I remember when conservatives were respectable." In the same debate, Kerry: " this president a legitimate Republican or conservative? Because …

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30 Jun 2004, 13:03 p.m.

"The government should pay for goods and services in wishes and fairy dust."

We should try not to spend much more than we earn, as people, as businesses, as governments. Note to Leonard: mentions agriculture subsidies!

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04 Jun 2004, 14:44 p.m.

How Could I Have Missed This?

Josh Kornbluth interviews Richard Yancey (Love And Taxes monologuist and Confessions ex-tax-collector, respectively). I guess the answer is that I missed it because I only bothered to register at the Washington Post two weeks ago.

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04 Jun 2004, 9:38 a.m.

"Scum-Sucking Bottom Feeders"

The writer of a letter to the editor used this epithet, which doesn't quite work, in my view. Jon Stewart has had the hilarious David Cross and the "Talking Points Memorized" Thomas Friedman on The …

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