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Old Sat, Mar-13-21, 22:05
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Originally Posted by wbahn
I'm not a fan of taxation to influence behavior, whether or not it's behavior changes that I think are good or bad. The government has way too heavy a hand in our lives as it is.

Plus, they almost always do things in a ham-fisted way; when they removed "sugary drinks" from the sales tax exemption for food here, they removed it for ALL soft drinks, including diet soft drinks that don't have a milligram of sugar.

Agreed. It's a regressive way to shape behavior, and often, the government is wrong.
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