Some people will defend this

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.

“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.


  1. fillyjonk »

    4 August 2017 · 2:11 pm

    Next up: soda bootleggers.

  2. McG »

    4 August 2017 · 5:02 pm

    The ghost of Al Capone smirks.

  3. Holly H »

    7 August 2017 · 3:16 pm

    Does seem a bit heavy-handed.

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