When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the […]
Canada Day is the national day of Canada celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire.
Center of town. Woodstock, Vermont. “Snowy night” (1940) by Marion Post Wolcott Published by the Library of Congress
May you receive all the compliance gifts you’ve dreamed of. Cats Decorating Christmas Tree by Louis Wain in the Detroit Publishing Company Collection at the Library of Congress
What better way to celebrate the independence of the United States than by taking the day off from work, grilling meat, and watching stuff blow up. I’m doing the same thing on the blog and taking a vacation. “The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. […]
And the shot heard ’round the world Was the start of the Revolution. The Minute Men were ready, on the move. Take your powder, and take your gun. Report to General Washington. – Schoolhouse Rock! Patriots’ Day honors the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the Revolutionary War. That […]
New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. You may also add an excessive amount of alcohol, an expensive dinner in a crowded restaurant, or a long wait for Chinese food delivery. I’m sure there is a compliance story in there somewhere, but I’m just going […]
W.A. Rogers Editorial cartoon from 1902 published in Harper’s Weekly Uncle Sam standing smiling at Christmas tree laden with warships, telephones, an automobile, a fat man labeled “The Trusts,” and skyscrapers; with bags of money at its base. (The things that make Uncle Sam happy have not changed much over the last 100 years.)
A compliance professional can turn the fun and chaos of Halloween into a boring night on the study of procedure. Here, I’ll prove it. Let’s start with costumes. Have you imposed a “no costume = no candy” rule. Perhaps you merely skimp on the older kids who have skimped on dressing up. If you, like […]
There is little similarity between Rosh Hashanah, one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar, and the American midnight drinking bash and daytime football game.
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