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‘There’s no state tax in Houston’

The Houstan Texans fielded a young team last year that won through the first round of the playoffs, then lost to New England in the divisional round. They’re looking to make it all the way to the Super Bowl this

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NFL tricking kids into signing up for Obamacare 6

June 24, 2013 By John Seiler I used to be a big sports fan. But except for sporadic games in the other professional leagues, the only one I follow anymore is the NFL. I don’t know why. The game is

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Lawmaker proposes corporate welfare for NFL club 0

July 26, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Elaine Alquist is not a member of the San Francisco 49ers’ Gold Rush gals, but the Santa Clara state senator is the NFL club’s biggest cheerleader. With but a month left in the legislative

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NBA Championship goes to no-income-tax Florida 6

June 22, 2012 By John Seiler Hail the tax-free champions! Yesterday LeBron James won the NBA championship for the Miami Heat. Back when James jumped from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Miami Heat a couple of years ago, one reason

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L.A. Times’ Annoying Gatekeeping 0

John Seiler: I subscribe to the Los Angeles Times’ Sunday edition. So I get access to their online edition without paying more. But it’s annoying. I have virus programs that reglarly get rid of the cookies that retain my log-on

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Kick the NFL through the goalposts of California 0

John Seiler: Oct. 6, 2010 At a time when governments and citizens of California are bankrupt, the NFL could build at least one incredibly expensive stadium in the Bay Area: $735 million for the Oakland Raiders (formerly the L.A. Traitors).

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