Excerpt from Joseph Lawler at the Washington Examiner:
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes, reversing a previous high court decision that limited collections to stores with a physical presence.
In a 5-4 decision written by Anthony Kennedy, the court ruled that that physical presence standard is “unsound and incorrect.”
From Newsmax, Stephen Moore writes the Trump effect has put America back on top.
Juliegrace Bruflke at The Hill reports that the White House will back both the Goodlatte restrictionist immigration bill and Leadership’s much more generous Dreamers + Wall + Ending the visa lottery + Limits on family-based immigration approach. Specifics expected this week.
At The National Pulse, Jon Decker says Anthony Bourdain had it right on immigration when he said “Some, of course, like to claim that Mexicans are stealing American jobs, but in two decades as a chef and employer, I never had one American kid walk in my door and apply for a dishwashing job, a porter’s position or even a job as prep cook.”
Entrepreneur.com tells us how much data the world economy produces and consumes.
The Washington Post reports that the $20B philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs is redefining effective philanthropy, “equal parts think tank, foundation, venture capital fund, media baron, arts patron and activist hive. Certainly, it was an original creation — and potentially a powerful one. “I’d like us to be a place where great leaders want to come and try to do difficult things,” Powell Jobs told me recently. “I think we bring a lot more to the table than money. … If you want to just be a check writer, you’d run out of money and not solve anything.”
Judy Kudlow tells the Washington Post, “in a brief conversation on Monday evening that Kudlow was doing well and recovering. ‘He’s doing fine. The doctors here are fabulous,’ Kudlow said.
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