Editorial: Raise state taxes on cigar...

Editorial: Raise state taxes on cigarettes, alcohol

There are 6 comments on the Star Tribune story from Feb 9, 2013, titled Editorial: Raise state taxes on cigarettes, alcohol. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

A poised University of Minnesota student testified at the State Capitol this week about the impact her father's death to esophageal cancer had on her life.

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Joe Blow

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Feb 9, 2013
Yes rais taxes. Raise hem so more money can be wasted by the fools at the capitol. Does it matter that 90% of the cost of a pack of smokes is taxes? Does it matter that the Gubbamint does nothing to produce that same revenue? They have no cost of production, no equipment, and no obligations. But they can collect a tax so they can waste the money foolishly. Great Job!
PB in St Paul

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Feb 9, 2013
Sure, always easy to raise taxes on minorities who no politician will dare represent. "For their own good" of course. What happened to "land of the free"? Oh yeah, they just added "and heavily taxed".
How About

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Apr 8, 2013
Taxing Golfers, especially those Wealthy Politicians. Give em an extra fee on T-Time. Raise taxes on golfing products. Put a fee on sporting event tickets. Vikings, Twins, Wild, Gophers, and all their products. Make people pay for a permit to walk, or bike the trails. Just Reinstate Prohibition with Alcohol and include Tobacco this time. Yuuuuuup.
Frickin frack

United States

#4 Apr 8, 2013
Prohibiton is happening, just at a slower pace this time.
Cigs vs Booze

Saint Paul, MN

#5 May 18, 2013
Booze Wins. Yet Alcohol is just as dangerous with Drunk drivers killing themselves and other innocent people, Drunk College Students ending up dead in rivers, Liver Decease along with Esophageal Lining Tears, and last but not least just complete stupidity.

Minneapolis, MN

#6 May 19, 2013
Well I just Quit so............ Hahaha Find another chump to get your money from Dayton

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