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June 21, 2018

Amazon Shares Fall After Supreme Court Ruling on Sales Tax, As Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Gain


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti | Media Hit

“The decision leaves e-commerce and especially small sellers extremely vulnerable to states gluttonous for tax revenue particularly from consumers and businesses with no presence in their state,” IPI president Tom Giovanetti said in a statement.

June 21, 2018

SCOTUS Wayfair Decision Threatens e-Commerce, Economic Growth


In today’s Wayfair decision, the Supreme Court overturned 25 years of its own precedent and decided that states will be able to assess sales taxes on internet transactions, siding with the state of South Dakota against Wayfair and other online sellers.

June 20, 2018

Where Steel Tariffs Will Hit Hard: Your Gas Tank


Imposing steel tariffs will force consumers to pay more for electricity and to fill their tanks.

June 18, 2018

Trump's Right, China and the G-7 Countries Do Have Higher Tariffs


President Trump has just slapped a 25 percent tariff on about $50 billion worth of Chinese products. His complaint is that China imposes significantly higher tariffs on the U.S. than the U.S. imposes on China. According to the World Trade Organization, the president is correct. 

June 11, 2018

Could Trump Administration Help Take Obamacare Down?


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

The Trump administration is siding with a court case that says the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

June 8, 2018

Social Security Isn't 'Going Broke' - It's Already Broke


If Social Security must pay out more than it receives, which the trustees say will happen this year for the first time since 1982, the government cannot draw from other assets because doesn’t have any.

June 8, 2018

Single-Payer Health Care Won't Pass Muster in California or Other States


The good news is that state-level Democrats can rattle the single-payer saber in the hope of attracting progressive voters, but they can't do much about it.

May 30, 2018

NAFTA Negotiators Must Protect U.S. Intellectual Property


If a new NAFTA doesn't improve intellectual property protection, it's not a better deal.

May 30, 2018

Give Wayfair (and Americans) A Fair Break on Taxes


If South Dakota wins, all of us may confront tax demands from states and localities we've never visited and have nothing to do with.

May 30, 2018

Reducing Global Energy Turmoil with Fracking


The recent U.S. gas and oil boom will help fill any impending gaps in the global energy supply.

 

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