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1) Normal Businesses and products aren't being taxed enough or properly, this probably should be directed more to big business and the loop holes they get at the state or local level.
2) The desperation of the individuals funding these gains. You turn to smoking, gambling, and drinking when everything else in your life is going to crap.
In the silly part of this article, increasing taxes on E-cigs which people are using to improve their health and quit smoking, are you kidding me? Talk about doubling down on stupid. Or is emphysema, asthma and cancer, as well as paying for those conditions considered State boons?
Also no matter how much the state gets from these taxes, they are still never enough.
FUNNY MOSTLY LIBERAL STATES WHO ARE RUN BY DEMOS AND PROGRESSIVES WHO
ARE FOR GAY MARRIAGE AND ABORTIONS AND DRUGS AND PUSH THIS WELFARE LAZY
SOCIETY AND ANTI GOD MESSAGE AND HAVE NO MORALS OR GUILT OR SHAME! THE
DEMOS STAY IN POWER BECAUSE OF THIS ANTI AMERICAN RACIST AGENDA AND ALL IT
DOES IS KEEP MORE PEOPLE IN POVERTY LIVING OFF GOVT WHILE THEY GET RICHER
AND STAY IN POWER LIKE EVERY OTHER FAILED SOCIALIST COUNTRY!
If the folks gambling will take up drinking & smoking....
They lose their $$$, their health and kick the bucket....win/win.
If no drinking/smoking, when they lose their $$$, we are stuck supporting their healthy butt.
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