Tag: housing

Amazon Makes Prime Fools out of NYC and DC

The Shire has been on sabbatical for awhile – some exciting family opportunities left me with no time to write. I’m glad to be back. Amazon Wants to Get Paid Over the past year, the great Amazon auction played itself out. As most of you know, Amazon announced plans to build a second headquarters, and…

Some Questions on Tax Reform

Washington has tax cut fever.  Politicians and lobbyists are discussing billions of dollars like it’s pocket change.  Since the plan is changing daily, we thought we’d lay down a few questions we’re using at the Shire to decide whether we would support the final bill: Is it (much) simpler? The current tax code is ridiculously…