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Comment Nonsense (Score 1) 678

The Supreme Court already decided that mail order companies do not have to collect state sales tax if the company does not have a physical presence in the customer's state. So how does ordering online via web browser differ much logically from ordering from a mail order catalog and using the 800 phone #? A bankrupt state will tax anything that moves. The vendor already pays property tax and profit tax. The consumer is paying property tax and other taxes that already cover utility for road use and such.

Comment Animals need to Inbriate (Score 1) 325

This is b.s. An Italian doctor traveled for years documenting how all animals, not just mammals but birds and insects, try to alter their consciousness with "booze". He wrote a book titled "Animals and Psychedelics: The Natural World and the Instinct to Alter Consciousness".

Comment Chanos Shorted Autonomy (Score 1) 237

James Chanos shorted Autonomy before HP bought it. When HP overpaid, he had to cover short, but made good when he shorted HP. Maybe HP should have consulted with him before the purchase as he sells his research. Chanos is the one who shorted Enron and Worldcom.

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