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Arizona could allow tax payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

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Arizona could allow tax payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

By Mitchell Atencio / Cronkite News Arizonans could be the first in the country to pay their state taxes in Bitcoin if a bill introduced in the Legislature becomes law. Proponents say this would put Arizona on the forefront of the innovative cryptocurrency technology. Critics say the bill is a solution in search of a problem […]


Remington files bankruptcy due to ‘Trump Slump’

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Remington files bankruptcy due to ‘Trump Slump’

President perceived as friend to the gun industry, which doesn’t do it any favors at the cash register… Photo by Tac6 Media (CC) (Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) America’s oldest gun manufacturer, Remington Outdoor Co., announced Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday, which will allow the company to stay in business while it works to increase sales and […]


Plunge in interbank lending: The straw that broke the Fed’s back

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Plunge in interbank lending: The straw that broke the Fed’s back

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Interbank lending took a historic dive. Readers ask “What’s happening?” Let’s investigate. Note: The led-in chart in this article is inaccurate. For details please see Interbank Loan Series Update: Message From “Fred” However, the message that follows, still applies. Here is a better chart to reflect on. What’s going on? Fed Tightening […]


State minimum wage laws will decimate job growth this year, study says

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State minimum wage laws will decimate job growth this year, study says

The new mandatory minimum wage laws set to take effect in 12 states and the District of Columbia in 2018 will have disastrous effects on job growth and the longevity of small businesses, according to a new study provided exclusively to The Daily Caller News Foundation. The study, conducted by the free market advocacy group […]


Bill would prevent future FCC net neutrality intervention

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Bill would prevent future FCC net neutrality intervention

By Andrea Dillon / Heartland Institute In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to undo a 2015 decision by former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler classifying the internet as a public utility, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is sponsoring a bill that would prohibit the agency from enacting similar power grabs in the […]


Trade gap surges, Mexico overtakes Japan for 2017: Placing the blame

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Trade gap surges, Mexico overtakes Japan for 2017: Placing the blame

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock The trade gap widened much more than expected in December. Imports and exports rose, with imports rising far more. In what’s likely to negatively impact the next revision to fourth-quarter GDP estimates, the BEA’s report on International Trade for December shows the trade deficit widened sharply thanks to surging imports. The deficit was […]


Columbus, Ohio builds its ‘Smart City Operating System’ or SCOS

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Columbus, Ohio builds its ‘Smart City Operating System’ or SCOS

From Technocracy News Columbus demonstrates that old-age cities can be easily converted into Smart Cities that are data-centric and surveillance-heavy. Technocrats at the heart of this technology are bent on their ‘Science of Social Engineering’ used to monitor and control society. ⁃ TN Editor Columbus, Ohio, is procuring the operating system that will collect, analyze […]


Why a new trucking regulation is driving up the cost of produce

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Why a new trucking regulation is driving up the cost of produce

CHICAGO — Shoppers could see grocery prices rise because of a new federal mandate requiring most long-distance truckers to use electronic logging devices to keep track of their time spent driving. Some truckers are experiencing difficulties and delays as they switch from paper logbooks to the devices, which plug into a truck’s engine. Proponents argue […]