Taxes are a part of our country’s economic system and are just a fact of life. To quote a line from “Avenue Q,” one of my favorite musicals: “Except for death and paying taxes, everything in life is only for now.” At the time of our country’s founding, the tax on tea was what everyone […]

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Monica Morin was a normal high school student. After her family relocated from suburban New Hampshire to a very small, rural town in southeastern Wyoming, Monica’s mood drastically changed. No longer was she the happy-go-lucky teen her mother described her as in New Hampshire. She had lost her passion for life, turning to alcohol and […]

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Call it the Great Cannabis Tax Holiday of 2015. Colorado held a tax holiday Wednesday for all marijuana sales in the state. Why? Because people are buying more marijuana than the government projected. They really underestimated everybody’s need for weed. This past fiscal year, Colorado raised nearly $70 million on marijuana sales alone. Compare this […]

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With daylight saving time passed, inquisitive minds may wonder why it’s even in place. It’s such a hassle to change clocks twice every year and to lose a whole hour of sleep in the spring. That averages to 9.9 seconds of lost sleep every night. No wonder I’m so tired all of the time. It […]

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