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Mississippi's incentive

When Arkansans think of Mississippi, it usually is related to economic problems the two states share in the Delta or some kind of ranking of states that has Arkansas at or around No. 49 and Mississippi at 50. Thus the oft-heard phrase: Thank God for Mississippi!

Sales tax fairness

Shoppers walk into a local store somewhere in Arkansas and pick out a TV. For argument’s sake, let’s say the TV costs $2,000. Add sales tax and the TV may cost $2,130, or more. The shopper goes home, gets on his computer, orders the same TV online...