The Main Street Fairness Act being pushed through Congress would require out-of-state sellers to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases. Is this fair? Not now, not during a recession with high unemployment. Congress should be passing bills that create jobs not put people out of business.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."