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WWE’s Kane challenges Lt. Gov. Ramsey to debate on Internet sales tax legislation

Gary B. Gray, NET News Service • May 19, 2013 at 6:13 PM

The Internet is awesome, right? Tell that to Kane, the World Wrestling Entertainment’s 7-foot monster who lives in Jefferson City, just outside of Morristown. His real name is Glenn Jacobs, and when it comes to the pending Marketplace Fairness Act, he’s jumping out of the ring and into the social and political arena.

The legislation would change a 1992 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that does not allow sales to be taxed over the Internet if the purchase is made in another state. Jacobs, the co-founder of the Tennessee Liberty Alliance, is actively voicing his opposition to the new tax. He’s even challenged Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, who favors the new legislation, to a debate over the issue.

By the way, his signature move is the “choke slam.” What say you, Mr. Ramsey?

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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