This latest assault on Internet commerce is wrong for many reasons. It will undermine healthy tax competition -- pressure to keep taxes low in your state. It creates real privacy concerns. And it is only the first step in allowing politicians in another state to tax you in yours.
A good lawyer thinks of problems. A great lawyer thinks of solutions. Mississippi attorney and blogger Philip Thomas has the brilliant idea to use a predicted tax windfall from Internet sales to fund Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.