Adventures in Costa Rica

Peggy MunroLet's Talk About Money433 Comments

I have just returned from a week in Costa Rica, where the roads are bad, the food is fabulous, and the scenery is indescribable. I took a break from the winter chaos of my life, from the leaky plumbing and ice dams, and especially from my desk, buried under the weight of hundreds of tax files. Instead, I hiked through … Read More

Campaign Finance Laws and the Supremes

Peggy MunroLet's Talk About Money40 Comments

Last week, the Supreme Court overturned what everyone thought was settled law, and instead opined that corporations were entitled to the same free speech as you or I supposedly enjoy. In the decision handed down in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Court stated that corporations could fund independent political broadcasts in candidate elections without limitation. In this case, … Read More