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The 3% federal excise tax on your phoneJan 20 2006

The 3% federal excise tax on your phone bill "was imposed in 1898 to help pay for the Spanish-American War".

A list of things that are notAug 04 2005

A list of things that are not specified in the US Constitution.

FAQ: How Real ID will affect youMay 16 2005

FAQ: How Real ID will affect you. So nice that they snuck it in on a completely unrelated bill like that...I don't remember that aspect of gov't being explained in that Schoolhouse Rock song about the bill.

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