The Huffington Post claims that it has found a way to reduce obesity — raise taxes on sugar, salt, and fat. “A simple tax could be a big tool in ending America’s obesity epidemic. Adding a 20-percent tax on sugar would cut Americans’ total caloric intake by 18 percent and
George Harrison was inspired to write the song “Taxman” (Revolver album, 1966). The Beatles were making a ton of money, but because of Britain’s “progressive” income tax, most of their earnings were being taken in taxes. As Harrison said, “‘Taxman’ was when I first realised that even though we had
You might be asking, when have whites and Christmas been taxed? Tanning booths and freshly cut Christmas trees. Buried deep in ObamaCare is a 10 percent tax on tanning salons that went into effect July 1, 2010 to help fund the $940 billion health care overhaul bill. The targeted tax
When we think of taxes, we most likely look at what we pay to the Federal government and the states where we live, but there are dozens more, incorporated into everything we purchase. Every time we might the government to tax the corporations, we are asking them to tax us.