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Now They've Done It: A Sin Tax on...Bikes

Celebrate Homogeneity Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 7:35 AM
Yes, but, it IS Washington state after all. They out-California California. Maybe they can elect Bloomberg as their next governor.

Well, it took longer than I thought, but a government has finally out-greened itself. In the great state of Washington, the legislature wants to tax… wait for it …breathing.

“Holy exhalations!” you say, “Is it true?”

Yes old chum, I’m afraid it is. It would appear the folks on Washington’s equivalent of a capitol hill have come up with a transportation package that tabs out at 10 billion clams, which is a lot, even for a coastal state. Okay, that was a lousy play on words. MOVING ON THEN…

Actually $10 billion is a lot of money,...