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San Francisco Escalates the War on Bags

http://www.sfgate.com

Legislation sponsored by Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi and headed for likely passage by the Board of Supervisors would require San Francisco shoppers to pay 10 cents per bag provided by the store at checkout starting July 1. That charge would jump to 25 cents per bag two years later. The store providing the bag would pocket the money.

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D.A. Prosecutes Brothers For Protesting Tax Policy

http://goo.gl

Press release for the upcoming trial of Benjamin and Russell Bartholomew for a "TAXES=THEFT" sign.

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Obama adds tax to Christmas Trees!

http://nation.foxnews.com

Finally a useful tax that will tackle one of this nation's biggest problems! I've been a longtime supporter of Christmas tree Marketing reform! We finally have a president that really cares!!

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Prison Industry

http://m.cnbc.com

An article about the prison industry in the United States.

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Bar Stool Economics and How Taxes Work

http://youtu.be

A thought provoking story on how taxes affect the rich and the poor.

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Safety in Numbers? Prison Population Statistics - NY vs. IN

http://www.aclu.org

In the last decade, New York drastically reduced its prison population and at the same time experienced a huge drop in crime. Indiana, on the other hand, drastically increased its prison population — and consequently the burden to taxpayers — while seeing a much smaller drop in crime than the national average.

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Gov’t Asks FAA Safety Inspectors for a Big No-Interest Loan

http://www.credit.com

The last continuing resolution expired Tuesday. With that expiration, the F.A.A. lost its ability to charge the 7.5% tax on airline tickets, which funds most of the agency’s functions. That means the agency is losing $200 million a week, according to the American Association of Airport Executives, money that is normally used to pay safety inspectors and improve airport facilities.

The agency also lost its ability to write checks or pay its credit card bills. Which leaves the inspectors to pay their own expenses.

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California companies fleeing the Golden State

http://money.cnn.com

Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State.

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California Taxes The Internet!

http://www.latimes.com

Beginning Friday, Amazon.com and other large out-of-state retailers will be required to collect sales taxes on purchases that their California customers make online.

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Tennessee passes Web entertainment theft bill

http://apnews.excite.com

State lawmakers in country music's capital have passed a groundbreaking measure that would make it a crime to use a friend's login - even with permission - to listen to songs or watch movies from services such as Netflix or Rhapsody. The bill, now awaiting the governor's signature, was pushed by recording industry officials to try to stop the loss of billions of dollars to illegal music sharing. They hope other states will follow.

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