High Cigarette Taxes Help Fund Al Qaeda Through Black Market Sales

Liberals and other big government types think that by heavily taxing certain things, it’ll serve as a disincentive for people to buy those particular things. Like gasoline. The feds want higher gas taxes to “wean” people off dirty fossil fuels and on to cleaner forms of transportation, like mass transit. Cigarettes are the same way. Politicians want to “do something” about all the smokers out there. How do they get people to stop smoking? They impose heavy taxes on cigarettes, hoping Read more […]

Obama’s Universal Pre-K Program Will Run Itself Out Of Money

I know, right? A government program running out of money? Who-da-thunk-it? I’m sure they’ll think of something else to tax when it’s abundantly clear to the powers that be that the program will bankrupt itself. I mean, look how they were able to salvage Social Security. OK, bad example. Politically, Obama was trying to kill two birds with one stone. His budget called for a universal pre-k program that was going to be funded with tobacco taxes. How could any decent American say no to “free” Read more […]