Source: The Wall Street Journal
quote: I find it ironic that those who complain the most about how bad things like roads and schools are, are also usually those who don't want to pay sales taxes on items.
quote: helping pay for schools, roads, cops, etc
quote: Credit cards were opened in my name using my identity just days after having my credit processed at Best Buy to purchase a cell phone. It was a legal and financial disaster to have my identity fixed. My credit protection through my bank still hasn't bothered persuing who did this, when the evidence points straight to the employee who conveniently no longer works at that location.
quote: That could easily happen with a waiter at a restaurant, someone at a clothing store in the mall, or any number of other places.
quote: Amazon, in comparison..has no one to tell you anything. So you are on your own for questions.
quote: Manufacturers would pay to have their stuff at the store