Friday, October 08, 2021

Swiss Wickenby: Why Are Gen Zers And Young Millennials Binging On ‘The Sopranos’?

 “In everyone there is some willingness to merge with the anonymous crowd and to flow comfortably along with it down the river of pseudo-life."

-Vaclav Havel, 'The Power Of The Powerless'.

“Art is anything you can get away with.” 

– Andy Warhol

Indictments of Swiss Enablers for U.S. Tax Evasion through a "Singapore Solution;" One U.S. Taxpayer Guilty Plea 

DOJ Tax issued this press release today: Indictment Unsealed Against Six Individuals and Foreign Financial Service Firm for Tax Evasion Conspiracy: Defendants Allegedly Used ‘Singapore Solution’ to Enable U.S. Clients to Evade Taxes on Over $60 Million Hidden Offshorehere.  In a related action, the press release states that another person pled guilty to one count of tax evasion.  I copy and paste the relevant information:

An indictment was unsealed today in New York, New York, that charges  offshore financial service executives and a Swiss financial services company with conspiracy to defraud the IRS by helping three large-value U.S. taxpayer-clients conceal more than $60 million in income and assets held in undeclared, offshore bank accounts and to evade U.S. income taxes.

Why Are Gen Zers And Young Millennials Binging On ‘The Sopranos’?

The streaming stats are high. There are multiple podcasts, a book, a new prequel (The Many Saints of Newark), and memes galore, many of them left-leaning. Willy Staley argues that the young'uns see a lot of themselves and their country in the show. - The New York Times Magazine