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  • Supreme Court ignores obvious solution to Internet sales tax debate in Wayfair ruling

    06/24/2018 12:56:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 83 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | June 21, 2018 | Mattie Dupler
    One question before the Supreme Court this term was a big one: As technology evolves, how do our laws governing commerce evolve with it? The answer, issued in the ruling held in a 5-4 decision on Thursday, is a bad one for taxpayers. Many proponents of an online sales tax have argued that we must completely revisit what we know about interstate commerce, and create illusory tax regimes to contemplate a brave new order of online transactions. In reality, none of this is true. For one, while it has been 26 years since the Supreme Court visited the issue in...
  • According to Obama, there are two parties now: The Democrats and the Impediments

    11/27/2013 4:56:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 11/27/13 | Doug Powers
    In 2005, President Obama said legislative tactics such as the filibuster were established by the Founding Fathers to protect the minority from a tyranny of the majority, but now those same things are speed bumps on the road to Progress: In Seattle Sunday, Obama sounded a nostalgic personal note and offered a rare self-assessment while criticizing congressional Republicans as an “impediment” to governing. So let’s get this country back to the monarchy the Founders intended it to be! Wait, that was King George III. Never mind. If you’re drinking something, put it down before proceeding. Ready? Alright: “I’m not a...