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June 11, 2014: Nixon on Taxes, Eric Cantor Loss, Bergdahl Blame
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A bill passed by the MO House and Senate would modify provisions relating to tax and allow for the state to notify business owners when they need to change their tax rate. Governor Nixon is threatening to veto this bill.
- Missouri officials debate cost of tax notification law. (Kansas City Business Journal)
- Missouri Senate Bill 662
Eric Cantor Loss:
Last night Republican House Majority Leader from Virginia, Eric Cantor, lost to tea-party candidate David Brat.
- House majority leader Cantor defeated in primary. (AP)
- The amount of money Eric Cantor's campaign spent on steakhouse says it all. (Business Insider)
- Cantor internal poll claims 34-point lead over primary opponent Brat. (Washington Post)
After push-back with Bergdahl's release- the blame is now being put on Chuck Hagel.
- Latest White House excuse: the Bergdahl/ Taliban swap is Chuck Hagel's fault. (The Daily Caller)
There is some weird stuff around this story...
- Pentagon believes Bergdahl was drugged in 2013 proof-of-life video. (Washington Times)
- Bergdahl's parents got rare access to insiders; data for sympathizer of Gitmo detainees. (Washington Times)
- The curious case of Bob Bergdahl's apparent tweet to the Taliban. (Washington Post)
- Bowe Bergdahl refuses to speak to parents as detials of his treatment by Taliban emerges. (The Telegraph)
- Bowe Bergdahl's father has shaved his controversial beard to mark his son's release. (Daily Mail)
Oops. One group of kids from Chicago don't know the difference between our and are.
- One Chicago school's "The is Are Story" prom-theme grammar fail. (Market Watch)
After a teen blocked her Aunt (custodial guardian) from Facebook, the Aunt created a fake profile. The teen fell for the trap and then asked the aunt's fake profile to kill her family.
- Alabama teen asks fake stranger on Facebook to kill family after aunt creates profile to snoop. (NY Daily News)