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Saturday, April 27, 2013
WEEK IN REVIEW: The top stories of the week

Internet Sales Tax Bill Will Pass in the Senate.
It’s almost here: a new sales tax on Internet purchases. The Senate will vote in 11 days. The preliminary vote was 63 to 30. Then it will go to the House. If the House passes it, Obama will sign it into law. You and I will start paying sales taxes on orders from companies that [...] READ MORE

Connecticut: “No Guns, No Gold”
You probably know about the gun control bill that was voted into law this month. Gun manufacturers are threatening to move out of the state. The story is here. The state is now about to shut down all coin stores. A bill to require complete record-keeping on all sales, including photos of every coin sold, [...] READ MORE

Whango: Martian Land Rover Creates Symbolic Image of NASA’s Main Mission.
What does this look like to you? Yes, it does, doesn’t it? This is why the image has received media attention. How is it that the two rovers, which cost about $800 million to build, have found nothing of value in 18 months, and whose only media-worth performance has been the creation of this image? [...] READ MORE

Second-Grade Teacher Suspended for Showing Children Garden Tools
Yes, my friends, a 17-year teaching veteran did it. He showed garden tools to his class. It’s incredible. He actually showed them tools. That’s right. He got out a box of tools. There was a pair of pliers. There was a screwdriver. But the school’s authorities knew this was a cover. He showed the children [...] READ MORE

FBI Failed to Track Boston Terrorist’s Flight to Russia: Misspelled Name
It turns out that the FBI failed to register the fact that the Boston bomber flew to Russia in 2011. Someone misspelled his name when he got on the plane. You mean that the nation’s suspected-terrorist monitoring system is dependent on correctly spelled names? Yes. You mean that billions of dollars in sophisticated equipment can [...] READ MORE

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