A Tale of Two Americas

A Tale of Two Americas

The tale of two Americas began early in the 2015-16 presidential campaign and it continues beyond 100 days into the presidency of Donald Trump. Less than half of voters polled are hopeful for the future of America. The day of the inauguration, the nation consisted of Trump skeptics, haters, and faithful. America was divided at […]

We Need More CPAs in Government

We Need More CPAs in Government

In 2013, I learned in Texas, where I live, massive cuts had been made to the education budget based on the prediction of a looming deficit. About 11,500 teachers were fired or forced into early retirement, in turn, pushing some of our best teachers out. There was no money for materials or books or computers […]

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, a decision by Judge Christopher Cooper, for the D.C. United States District Court, upheld Airbnb’s arbitration clause. The case addressed the issue of whether Airbnb’s sign-up procedure sufficiently notifies its users of the terms and conditions of membership, specifically the organization’s dispute resolution process. What this means, for those renting […]

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