August 12, 2020

Footnotes: An Uncharitable Accountant; Get Deloitte-d; A Do Nothing Doesn’t Get Done | 09.12.14

Accountant gets 3 years in prison for stealing more than $250,000 from Urban League The non-profit was already "struggling" [Providence Journal]

Cargill Sues Syngenta Over Corn Seed Trait Sent to China [BBW]

A rugby team gets Deloitte-d [economia]

Emails: IRS Worker Got $138,000 To Do 'Nothing' — And Union Saved Her Job [Fox Nation]

Grover Norquist asks IRS to explain Breitbart audit “It defies reason to think that an agency as politicized as the IRS began this inquiry with anything other than the worst of intentions. I urge you to stop the political harassment of President Obama’s enemies using the IRS as soon as possible,” Norquist said in a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Friday. [The Hill]

New Exemptions Will Let Some Old U.S. Government Secrets St​ay Secret [BlackBag.Gawker]

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