Don’t think of it as an Internet sales tax — just think of Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-Ill.) Main Street Fairness Act as an attempt to collect the back taxes he says you already owe. Durbin claims the Act is not a new tax.
The Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Austan D. Goolsbee, will leave his post this summer. Goolsbee plans to return to his position as a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
A recent report obtained by Fox News revealed that the United States government is sending hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to countries to which America is already deeply in debt.
Rick Santorum, a former United States Senator from Pennsylvania, announced Monday that he would run for the Republican nomination for the Presidency.
A legal expert from The Heritage Foundation has questioned the validity of the recent decision to void Wisconsin’s law that limits collective bargaining rights for public workers.
New York is among several States that have pledged to opt out of a Federal program that is designed to deport illegal immigrants with criminal backgrounds. According to CNN, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that he is suspending the State’s participation in Secure Communities.
Federal judges in Texas and New York have rendered decisions that aim to remove religious practices from public schools. In the Lone Star State, a United States District Judge recently ordered the Medina Valley Independent School District to prohibit public prayer at its graduation ceremony, FOX News reported.
In a Monday afternoon press conference in Manhattan, Representative Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) admitted he has engaged in “inappropriate online conversations” via social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, which included sending lewd photographs of himself to various women. Weiner also said that while he is sorry for his actions, he has no intention of resigning his office.
Five U.S. service members were killed Monday. The U.S. military did not say how or where the five died, but two unnamed Iraqi security officials told CNN the deaths occurred during an early morning mortar attack at a U.S. military base in southeastern Baghdad.
Sarah Palin caused a media controversy on Thursday when she claimed American folk hero Paul Revere “warned the British” during his famous 1775 midnight ride. However, several Bostonian historical experts have stepped forward to defend Palin’s account.