Soda Tax

New Hampshire Should Support the Massachusetts Soda Tax

by Steve MacDonald May 18, 2017

The State of Massachusetts is considering a tax on sugary drinks.  OK. Go for it. Every jurisdiction that has imposed their progressive will in this manner has seen a drop in sales and jobs, which migrate just beyond the reach of said tax. I’m no geographer and I don’t play one on the internet, but […]

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Philly Mayor Jim Kenney is still an Economic Moron

by Skip March 2, 2017

Most people, upon they are digging a hole, try to stop said activity.  Grokster Steve brought this to our attention (here and here) that Kenney decided that laying in a whopper of a tax on “sugary drinks”.  What he didn’t foresee was that when politicians decide to poke an economic system, it pokes back and […]

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Economic Moron Revisited – Soda Tax Costing Jobs as Sales Plummet

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2017

If you have not been following the economics 101 lesson produced and directed by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, please pay attention. Kenney and his merry band of  Municipal thieves attempted to raise revenue with a massive wholesale tax increase on sugary beverages. They sold it as a way to fund pre-k and public park restoration. But it’s […]

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Economic Moron: Philly Mayor Jim Kenney

by Skip January 14, 2017

When you lay down policies that would have adverse results on a given business, Democrat politicians get upset when it’s shown that these same Democrats: Keep failing the Law of Unintended Consequences Can’t do math Don’t understand that almost all businesses are going to act in their own self-interest. So, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was […]

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Meet Bob “Bathroom Bill” Perry (Reprise)

by Steve MacDonald August 8, 2011

So if you’re interested in more unaccountable government, a debt spending state legislature, balloon bills, regulatory restrictions that scare off jobs, late night taxes passed without one single hearing, and an endless string …half-witted, poorly thought out mandates like the one that could have turned every ladies locker-room or public bathroom into a drive thru for every drunk guy, horny adolescent, or sex offender who has suddenly felt the need to get in touch with their feminine side (or your wives or daughters), then you want Bob Perry.

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Meet Bob “Bathroom Bill” Perry

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2011

Bob supported all the taxes, the wacky accounting, the bad revenue estimates, the overspending, the nanny state nonsense, even job killing taxes and bloated government spending during a recession. A vote for Bob is a vote for more taxes, more fees, less money in your wallet every year, and more bureaucracy and state control everywhere else.

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