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The 3% federal excise tax on your phone

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 20, 2006

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

We Work Remotely

A list of things that are not

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 04, 2005

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

FAQ: How Real ID will affect you

posted by Jason Kottke   May 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.