Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’

Not Buying Amazon

Filed under: Action! | Economy — by Will Kirkland 01/16/2012 @ 4:05:17 PM
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Although Amazon, the enormous on-line retailer, has said it will begin collecting sales taxes and returning them to the state of purchase, thereby moving off my absolutely-do-not shop here list, … [Keep reading >>]

CA Assembly to Amazon.Com — Collect and Pay Sales Tax!

Filed under: California | Economy — by Will Kirkland 06/7/2011 @ 11:00:16 AM
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WASHINGTON June 7, 2011- The California State Assembly passed a bill last week that would require online retailers such as Amazon to collect state sales taxes on all goods the … [Keep reading >>]

Amazon, Not Collecting Sales Taxes, Quits Texas and Threatens California

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 03/4/2011 @ 12:04:51 PM
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If I’ve got this straight, the beef isn’t that Amazon itself should pay sales tax on those books you and I buy — that is, sales tax should be … [Keep reading >>]

Alternatives to Amazon

Filed under: Books — by Will Kirkland 12/7/2010 @ 10:20:41 AM
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The Google e-bookstore is finally open.

Now, instead of going only to Amazon, or only to Barnes and Noble you can go to and find several million books, in e-format.

Many of … [Keep reading >>]

Drought in the Amazon

Filed under: Climate Change | Environment — by Will Kirkland 09/26/2010 @ 11:40:33 AM
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Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the entire eastern region of the state are suffering the worst drought in more than a century. A government scientist … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

Perhaps an honest world will never exist. But what's to keep us from dreaming? If each one of us tries to change, maybe we'll succeed.

Rita Atria -- The Sicilian Rebel

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