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.
John, have you speculated on why Psychopathy is so widespread today and why psychos are so controlling of creativity? Creative persons can spot a psycho a mile away so I would think psychos would not confront the creative types. -- Yadda
Why was FB not flagged for doing the same? These companies are valued on registered users that were inflated by this fraudulent marketing. How many of these users are regular users? 40%? LinkedIn P/E is 916 and FB's is 1,712. Can you say crash?
Just wait until The Great Default comes. Colleges will experience severe pain as persons deem it obvious that there are more important pursuits like protecting what one owns and doing real work to create value. F the FED!!!
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".
James Chanos http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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.