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Comment: Only Individuals are taxed (Score 0) 825

by srwood (#48952255) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

All taxes are ultimately paid by individuals either in the form of higher prices for products or services, lower dividends/earnings to shareholders or lower wages to employees. Politicians use the system to extort contributions from companies for preferential tax treatment. Stop the madness www.fairtax.org

Comment: This happened to my wife (Score 5, Interesting) 632

by srwood (#46752773) Attached to: IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

We had a $186.00 deducted from our tax refund this year for social security. Having never collected social security we called the SSA and was informed that the social securities benefits my wife received as a teen following the death of her father were overpaid as she had a part-time job at a pharmacy and they had deducted the amount. Mind you my wife is 53 years old now.

Graphics

Wolfenstein Gets Ray Traced 184

Posted by Soulskill
from the ach-mein-framen dept.
An anonymous reader writes "After showcasing Quake Wars: Ray Traced a few years ago, Intel is now showing their latest graphics research project using Wolfenstein game content. The new and cool special effects are actually displayed on a laptop using a cloud-based gaming approach with servers that have an Intel Knights Ferry card (many-core) inside. Their blog post has a video and screenshots."

Some of my readers ask me what a "Serial Port" is. The answer is: I don't know. Is it some kind of wine you have with breakfast?

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