Louisiana Legislature should override...

Louisiana Legislature should override Gov. Bobby Jindal's veto of cigarette tax: An editorial

There are 11 comments on the NOLA.com story from Jun 16, 2011, titled Louisiana Legislature should override Gov. Bobby Jindal's veto of cigarette tax: An editorial. In it, NOLA.com reports that:

Louisiana lawmakers don't often buck a governor who has vetoed legislation -- it's happened only twice in modern times, most recently in 1993.

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smith1

Barker, TX

#1 Jun 18, 2011
no,no. Putthe tax on alcohol. Alcohol and illegal drugs are much worse than cigarettes. Also sent most of the taxes to rehabs. Treat the addicts and give the dealers life sentences or more.
smith100

United States

#2 Jun 22, 2011
smith1 wrote:
no,no. Putthe tax on alcohol. Alcohol and illegal drugs are much worse than cigarettes. Also sent most of the taxes to rehabs. Treat the addicts and give the dealers life sentences or more.
Did not realize how well people liked alcohol. I addmit i was clueless to that. still think it is a good idear. and send tax to the rehab units that need it bad.
smith100

United States

#3 Jun 22, 2011
smith100 wrote:
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Did not realize how well people liked alcohol. I addmit i was clueless to that. still think it is a good idear. and send tax to the rehab units that need it bad.
Ps:
Do you possiblly need rehab? They are full and have a waiting list.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#4 Jun 22, 2011
This sort of makes you want a look at the paths all this guy's campaign donations took on their way into his coffers.
smith 100

United States

#5 Jun 24, 2011
No one, No one,from the bottom of the smalles parish to the top of the federal government wants to tax alcohol. cops who sit on their butt and watch the drug dealers deal, don't want to contribute the money , property, cars, guns, etc to the rahab. Alcohol is about as untouchable as it was in probition. Mobster, plus others paid off are getting rich off it and it is killing people and ruining families every day.
alan

Batchelor, LA

#6 Jun 28, 2011
for smith 100::::since you post from texas why do you have your panties in a wad about La.?keep your goody two shoes act in texas and leave us crawfish eating,beer drinking and tobacco smoking people alone!dont you have problems to solve in houston?stats show houston violent crime is way higher than the national average?i am sure your gifted knowledge could be used there?
Chuckie

Broken Arrow, OK

#7 Jun 28, 2011
alan wrote:
for smith 100::::since you post from texas why do you have your panties in a wad about La.?keep your goody two shoes act in texas and leave us crawfish eating,beer drinking and tobacco smoking people alone!dont you have problems to solve in houston?stats show houston violent crime is way higher than the national average?i am sure your gifted knowledge could be used there?
That is funny.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#8 Jun 28, 2011
Chuckie wrote:
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That is funny.
AAH, what would an Okey know about funny in Luisiana??
Chuckie

Broken Arrow, OK

#10 Jun 29, 2011
Hugh Jass wrote:
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AAH, what would an Okey know about funny in Luisiana??
You may want to learn to spell so someone knows what you are talking about.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#11 Jun 29, 2011
Chuckie wrote:
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You may want to learn to spell so someone knows what you are talking about.
Sorry if I offended you by crediting you with more of a mind than you actually have.
Chuckie

Broken Arrow, OK

#12 Jun 29, 2011
Hugh Jass wrote:
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Sorry if I offended you by crediting you with more of a mind than you actually have.
You really offended yourself by showing your mindless stupidity.

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