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2009-02-16 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Outrage brewing over proposed 1,900% beer tax hike
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Posted by Beavis 2009-02-16 12:09|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6551 views ]  Top

#1 Sh*t!

I live in Portland, and one of the few good things is the great local beers. I've always tried to use that as a balance against the high concentration of leftest nuggets, but now this?!?!?!

Where to move..

Posted by Francis 2009-02-16 14:18||   2009-02-16 14:18|| Front Page Top

#2 Brewers say it's that low tax that makes Oregon such an attractive business climate for crafting beers, though.

Oh...ummmmmm, really? Is that how it works?
Well, I'm a politician and can't figure hard stuff like that out. But I doubt it's good "for the children", I'll tell ya that...
Posted by tu3031 2009-02-16 14:32||   2009-02-16 14:32|| Front Page Top

#3 couldn't be the abundant hops growing there, huh? nahhhh
Posted by Frank G 2009-02-16 14:46||   2009-02-16 14:46|| Front Page Top

#4 As well as sharpening our cross-bow pointy things and loading 'round of bullet' ourselves, now we have to make our own beer.
Posted by rhodesiafever 2009-02-16 14:51||   2009-02-16 14:51|| Front Page Top

#5 I already make my own beer. Next they'll be taxing the crap out of beer-making supplies.
Posted by Deacon Blues">Deacon Blues  2009-02-16 15:42||   2009-02-16 15:42|| Front Page Top

#6 Tax beer sold in the state, not just beer produced. Let all the beer companies share the pain.

If the Wisconsin Legislature ever gets out of the Tavern League's pocket and raises the beer tax, it'll be long overdue. I'm not going to cry over a raise in the beer tax; I will pony up some extra for my sixpack of Fat Squirrel.

As far as I know, Wisconsin is the only state in the union where a first time drunk driving offense gets only a ticket. Not surprisingly, we have a hellacious drunk driving problem in this state.

Raise the beer tax, and use it to pay for throwing the drunk drivers in jail for 30 to 180 days for the first offense, and quit monkeying around with people's lives and safety.
Posted by mom">mom  2009-02-16 16:50||]">[]  2009-02-16 16:50|| Front Page Top

#7 Where to move..

Posted by DMFD 2009-02-16 18:20||   2009-02-16 18:20|| Front Page Top

#8 yeah thanks for that mom
Posted by Hellfish 2009-02-16 20:06||   2009-02-16 20:06|| Front Page Top

#9 You're very welcome, Hellfish.

You should have a beer with my friend the cop, so she can tell you what it's like to sweep a teenager's teeth and jawbone off the pavement.
Posted by mom">mom  2009-02-16 21:31||]">[]  2009-02-16 21:31|| Front Page Top

#10 mom, you've managed to live a very unsheltered life.
Posted by trailing wife 2009-02-16 22:05||   2009-02-16 22:05|| Front Page Top

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