Senate planning vote on Internet sales tax bill The days of tax-free online shopping could finally be numbered. The Senate is planning to vote on a bill as soon as Monday that would give states the authority to collect sales taxes on all Internet purchases, handing local governments as much as $11 billion per year in added revenue that they are legally owed — but that hasn’t been paid to them for years. More
Where do more tax cheats live? South and West, IRS study shows Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. You might also be wary if you're a small-business owner in one of dozens of communities near San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta or the District of Columbia. More
Obamas paid $112,000 in taxes in 2012 President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama paid more than $112,000 in taxes in 2012, an effective federal income tax rate of more than 18% for 2012, according to the White House. The Obamas and Vice President Biden and his wife released their tax returns Friday, three days before the April 15 tax filing deadline. More
Who are all those smiling people in campaign advertisements? - Washington Post ... to trade her stethoscope for a dark-gray blazer. ... has appeared in ads for Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio ... 11/20/2015 - 3:00 pm | View Link
Those smiling people in campaign ads probably aren’t who you think ... - Washington Post Who are all those smiling people in campaign advertisements? - South Florida Sun-Sentinel 11/20/2015 - 10:37 am | View Link
Political ad spending estimated at $6 billion in 2016 - Los Angeles Times Political ad spending estimated at $6 billion in 2016 - Coastline Pilot 11/18/2015 - 5:52 am | View Link
The Daily 202: New Hampshire Democrat's rejection of Syrian refugees ... - Washington Post Refugee debate roils Senate races - The Hill 11/17/2015 - 9:08 am | View Link
Ben Carson and the Myth of Angry BlacksKeli Goff - Daily Beast One was completed after the deaths of Michael Brown, Walter Scott, and Freddie Gray, and days after the ... John McCain and Gov. Mitt Romney. 11/15/2015 - 1:50 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney Doesn’t Think Mass Incarceration is a Real Thing In an interview Monday with Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade, Romney said he thought Hillary Clinton’s recent speech on criminal justice reform “smacked of the politicization” of Freddie Gray’s death and the protests that followed in Baltimore. 05/4/2015 - 3:35 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney slams Hillary Clinton's call for 'mass incarceration' to end In additional to high-profile protests, Gray's funeral triggered riots and violence in Baltimore. "It was political in nature to get more support in the African-American community, and I think it was a big mistake on her part and simply wrong," Romney said. 05/4/2015 - 7:51 am | View Link
Mitt Romney Has ‘Thoughts’ On Baltimore And Hillary Clinton, Still Not Running For President (Wink Wink) As for Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby charging six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray, Brian Kilmeade (because he’s a great journalist) just wants to know, “Do their lives matter too?” To which Romney responds: I think people who ... 05/4/2015 - 7:47 am | View Link
Mitt Romney is worth $250 million. Why so little? We may never know the full extent of Romney’s fortune; he has not disclosed a longer history of his tax returns, and R. Bradford Malt, the lawyer at Ropes & Gray who manages the Romneys’ trusts, did not respond to an e-mail I sent seeking comment. 10/4/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Jealous man smashes girlfriend's laptop after seeing photo on her Facebook page and suspecting an affair... but it's a picture of Mitt Romney A violent, overbearing boyfriend punched his girlfriend and smashed her computer after becoming jealous of a picture of Mitt Romney posted on her Facebook page. Lowell Turpin, 40, of Anderson County, Tennessee, had accused live-in girlfriend Crystal Gray ... 07/31/2012 - 11:43 pm | View Link
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Here's the NFL schedule for today:
Philadelphia Eagles vs, the Detroit Lions at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET (Fox).
The Dallas Cowboys vs the unbeaten Carolina Panthers at 1:30 p.m. PT/4:30 ET (CBS).
The Green Bay Packers vs.
Supporters of ISIS were likely surprised — perhaps happily so — when they logged into an Internet site designed to recruit radical jihadists only to find ads for Viagra. According to the Independent, a group loosely affiliated with the hacker collective known as Anonymous hacked the webs
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is boosting the size of his campaign staff and increasing state budgets in his challenge against the frontrunner for the party's nomination, Hillary Clinton. Over the past six weeks, Clinton widened her lead over Sanders in opinion polls both nationally and in early states in the nominating process for the 2016 presidential election.
The Internet is not impressed with the Washington Redskins’ “Happy Thanksgiving” message on Twitter. Wishing you and your family a Happy #Thanksgiving. pic.twitter.com/qI3U7hbGhK— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 26, 2015 The tweet is more than a little ironic, given that “redskins” is a racial slur for Native Americans, and Thanksgiving is a holiday that supposedly commemorates a day of peace between Native Americans and the Pilgrims.
"Since the people are sovereign under our Constitution . . ." Ralph Nader writes in a recent essay that we should demand acknowledgement of this fact from our presidential candidates and ask what they will do to restore this sovereignty to the American people, in their various manifestations as voters, taxpayers, workers and consumers.