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What Do Chinese Corner Store Owners Say about Philly's Cigarette Tax Hike?

Two months ago, the City of Philadelphia began levying a two-dollar-per-pack cigarette tax to fund the public schools. This measure turns out to be quite painful to some Chinese restaurant owners.

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Stories

Cigarette Tax Killed Eric Gardner

Apprehension prevented me from dwelling into the debacle that occurred in Ferguson. I started to write about Ferguson; the rioting, the looting, the indiscriminate shooting, the burning of private businesses, and of course the protests that spread pervasively throughout the country. 656 more words

V-Thoughts

Cigarettes and Mr. Garner

One word of caution.  If you are going to protest and riot over something, please take the time to research what is really going on.  Most situations are not an easy black and white issue (sorry for the pun – but it fits). 435 more words

Current Events

11 FACTS ABOUT THE GARNER YOU SHOULD KNOW: DO NOT FORGET NY CIGARETTE TAXES

The Garner protests have grown to the point where bridges in New York are being blocked and the mayor has mandated new training for the police force. 681 more words

Politics

Taxation is Death

Disclaimer- I hope this post does not get read widely, because it is a relatively controversial take on a peripheral part of what is mainly an open-and-shut case of police abuse. 337 more words

Economics

Rand Paul stays on message in reaction to tonight's events

Says Rand:

“I think it is hard not to watch that video of him saying I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe, and not be horrified by it.

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