What they can’t defend is how various governmental entities can slap nearly four dollars in taxes on a $6 carton of Sprite, and yet said governmental entities are utterly broke.
61% RETAIL SALES TAX!
Welcome to Democrat-controlled Chicago in Democrat-controlled Illinois! pic.twitter.com/xXZgnXFqK6
— GretchenInOK (@GretchenInOK) August 4, 2017
“But that stuff is not good for you” will not wash as a justification, either, unless you plan to tax Chicago residents based upon their home addresses.