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"The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month. The state of California, in an attempt to provide phone service to low-income residents, is willing to go so far as putting a tax on communication. In the process, the state is willing to put the wireless industry at risk, potentially making them less competitive against other messaging services. This is another example of government overstepping its own authority to squeeze revenue from the private sector to fund its own programs."
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George H. W. Bush has officially been reported dead as of November 30th, 2018 An official statement was released announcing the passing of the 41st President of the United States by his son George W. Bush, who was the 43rd President. The statement read: "Jeb, Neil, My, Doro, and I are saddened...
GM tariffs
"And while the hit from tariffs is substantial, they are not the only source pushing the pivot from some American automakers. Are these moves wise? Do you think these auto companies are finally taking proactive measures to avoid another federal bailout situation, or is this just another example of a dying giant gasping for air despite being artificially propped up by federal subsidies?"
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The story today that Michael Avenatti has been arrested for a felony. The felony? Domestic violence. According to TMZ, who initially ran the story, Michael Avenatti was arrested for felony domestic violence after an altercation yesterday evening with the charges and arrest taking place today. His wife, Lisa Storie-Avenatti, is...
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Kyrsten Simena officially wins the Arizona Senate seat, defeating Republican Martha McSally and succeeding never-Trumper Jeff Flake. This ends a week-long episode that followed last Tuesday’s election, where McSally initially led. Her lead evaporated the day after the election, and Simena’s lead has grown since. The AP officially called...

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Why Stocks Are Down – Freedom Philosophy

"The crux of this is investor confidence. The price of a stock is determined by one thing: the intersection of supply and demand. If investors are confident in the market, they want to buy, and demand goes up, causing stock prices to rise. The fundamentals of these companies didn’t change, aside from the tax break, this unprecedented stock climb was based on psychology."

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Texting Tax To Be Implemented? Really, California?

"The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month. The state of California, in an attempt to provide phone service to low-income residents, is willing to go so far as putting a tax on communication. In the process, the state is willing to put the wireless industry at risk, potentially making them less competitive against other messaging services. This is another example of government overstepping its own authority to squeeze revenue from the private sector to fund its own programs."