Sin Tax on Townhall

Derek Hunter - Sun Dec 7

Kevin Glass - Sun Nov 9

Thanks to TABOR, Colorado's taxpayer bill-of-rights law, tax revenue that comes in over a certain threshold is mandated to be returned to the taxpayers. Colorado is expecting excess revenue this year, as Governor John Hickenlooper has said, and a rebate will be in order. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Sun Aug 3

Kevin Glass - Sat Mar 1

Illinois is trying to implement a new soda tax in the face of evidence that soda taxes don't work. ... more

Lincoln Brown - Fri Mar 8

The legislators in Washington figure that a $25 tax on bicycles that cost more than $500 should garner about a million bucks for roads. ... more

Julie Gunlock - Tue Mar 27

When soft drinks were invented in the late 18th century, they were sold mainly in pharmacies and used for their “medicinal qualities,” which were thought to treat everything from stomach ailments to headaches and even impotence. How times have changed. ... more

Jeff Stier - Wed Jun 1

Taxing any disfavored behavior takes us down a slippery slope leading to government intervention into every decision we make. Such a scheme could never be fair and effective. ... more