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US Supreme Court - Absence of credit against Maryland's local portion of personal income tax for out-of-state income taxes paid is unconstitutional

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court found that the absence of a credit against the local portion of the state’s personal income tax, with respect to tax paid to another state on pass-through income from an S corporation, was unconstitutional. 144 more words

Why are People Celebrating? USA FREEDOM Act is a Big Win for the NSA- Not Civil Liberties

By Jay Syrmopoulos on May 15, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The passage of the USA FREEDOM Act, by the U.S. House, has been touted by some as a huge win for civil liberties. 1,323 more words

Politics

FORMER NSA OFFICIAL: SECRET PHONE RECORDS GRAB A MISTAKE

BY KEN DILANIAN
AP INTELLIGENCE WRITER

WASHINGTON (AP) — The decision to keep secret the National Security Agency’s collection of American calling records was a strategic blunder that set the stage for Edward Snowden’s unauthorized disclosures and ultimately harmed U.S. 625 more words

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North country residents have mixed views on U.S. border patrol checkpoints

By SUSAN MENDE
TIMES STAFF WRITER

PUBLISHED: FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015 AT 12:30 AM

North country residents have mixed views — and strong opinions — about the value of traffic checkpoints routinely set up by U.S. 896 more words

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Spitting on hands... hoisting black flags... slitting throats. Vaccine Mandates.

It’s a bit past 3 a.m. and I can’t sleep.
I was busy all day today so I had to ignore all the notifications that were popping up in my feed about some federal vaccine mandate. 845 more words

Autism Wars

Faulkner: Being undocumented doesn't make you a criminal.

The Coalition of Movements Against Xenophobia’s Steve Faulkner says that not having documents or not having the correct paper work to be or reside in South Africa is not the same as being a criminal. 158 more words

Johannesburg

US judge won't to block contact lens anti-price fixing law

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A federal judge on Monday refused to block a Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses that has drawn the ire of the nation’s largest manufacturers. 269 more words

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