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‘Main Street Fairness Act’: Dick Durbin’s $23 Billion Internet Sales Tax Scheme

Posted on | April 25, 2011 | 14 Comments

Patrick Ishmael at Hot Air explains how Illinois imposed a job-killing Internet sales tax on businesses in that state. Now, Illinois Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin is proposing to turn this bad idea into national policy as the “Main Street Fairness Act.”

Kelly William Cobb at Americans for Tax Reform says that Durbin’s job-killer is “not just an enormous tax hike, it’s a threat to federalism, accountable government, and interstate commerce.”

You’d better hurry up and shop the latest bargains at Amazon, before Democrats tax it out of existence!


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