Internet Tax Opponents Protest Obama’s Visit to Chattanooga

Opponents to the a new internet sales tax are planning to protest President Barack Obama’s visit to the Amazon distribution center in Chattanooga next Tuesday, the Chattanoogan reports. The group says Amazon is pushing the new Internet sales tax, which passed the Senate in May and currently awaits a vote in the House. Obama plans to tour the distribution center as part of his campaign to promote middle class jobs. "Tuesday's speech will focus on manufacturing and high wage jobs for durable economic growth, and the President will discuss proposals he has laid out to jumpstart private sector job growth and make America more competitive, and will also talk about new ideas to create American jobs," a White House staffer said.