"They fuck you at the drive through..." This famous wisdom uttered by Leo Getz in Lethal Weapon 2 is so fitting to run through my mind reading this story. Internet sales tax: Online retailers to start collecting sales taxes in California - latimes.com The state of california has decided to circumvent a 1992 supreme court ruling prohibiting them collecting taxes from online retailers that do not maintain a physical presence in state. Yeah, well, when you're a spending addict, you have lots of ways and schemes to keep up your addiction. So we can fully expect to see a mass exodus of business out of california, and probably a stoppage of selling by outfits like Amazon INTO California. I can also bet that you will see a boom of 'mailbox services' at the boarder who will repackage and ship into the state for a small fee to dodge tax law. Good job CA! Way to fuck yourself at the drive through!