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There are 4 comments on the Vallejo Times-Herald story from Apr 21, 2009, titled 10-cents-a-drink charge on alcohol a little easier to swallow t.... In it, Vallejo Times-Herald reports that:

Jim Beall's first stab at a beer tax was downed last year by opposition and ridicule.

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ShareYourVoice

United States

#1 Apr 21, 2009
HAVE YOUR VOICE BE HEARD AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!!
Taking action is easy and won't take much of your time, but it will make a giant difference: CLICK THE LINK http://www.axetaxesnotjobs.com/ and fill out the form to join the fight against irresponsible and regressive taxes.

"This will cost jobs in our industry— including those of small business owners, servers and bartenders like you who are the lifeblood of our economy. We need your personal involvement and help“

Thank you
Warpig

Fort Bragg, CA

#2 Apr 21, 2009
"Backers also said it's time for the industry to bear more of the costs it imposes on society -- including drunken driving accidents, alcoholism and other problems."

Yea right. Those costs would end up being put onto the consumer. I swear no wonder this country is going to sh**.
Sparky

Sebastopol, CA

#3 Apr 21, 2009
Hey, If this goes through, all the Hoodys standing on the corner drinking their ole english, will now be considered tax payers!
tramky

Vacaville, CA

#4 Apr 21, 2009
Get Beall out of office as quickly as possible. Find something on the guy and get a recall campaign started to put the hook on him and get him out of Sacramento. The guy is an attack dog whose target are the people who voted him into office. He is pond scum.

In order to raise revenues for the state, here is where fees should be imposed:

on every submission to state environmental agencies made by the Sierra Club, ARC Ecology, the World Wildlife Fund, and all the other environmental organizations that have put a stranglehold on the state of California and its people for decades. It is time they PAY UP--$500 fee for each document they submit, whether it be electronically or hardcopy paper. If those in state government with knowledge of how much material is submitted to the state by these outfits, they will realize they could possibly BALANCE THE BUDGET with these environmental fees alone!

It's time that the free ride for environmentalists be put to an end.

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