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#1 Rov Judicata

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Posted 24 June 2003 - 04:44 PM



To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the `luxury tax' on beer, enacted in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, which doubled previous excise levels. (Introduced in House)

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#2 Bad Wolf

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Posted 24 June 2003 - 04:46 PM


I agree with this one.

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#3 jon3831


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Posted 24 June 2003 - 06:07 PM


This is part of why I brew my own. ;)

A little more expensive, but tastes great.

Which reminds me...

The latest batch will be done this weekend...

*wanders off pondering how to make the weekend come quicker* ;) ;)
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#4 Ogami

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 10:45 AM

This story reminds me of a Married with Children episode. Snooty wine drinkers like Marcy and Jefferson supported the passage of a tax against beer, because that represented the lower classes who should be taxed. Al led a revolt of beer-swilling morons against this tax, and they sacked the city.

(It helped that typical beer-drinkers such as the Bundys don't vote.)


Edited by Ogami, 25 June 2003 - 10:46 AM.

#5 Kimmer

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 11:17 AM

Am I missing something? They are passing a bill specifically to delete a tax on beer? WHAAAAAAA! What about us wine drinkers?

I swear all of this begins to sound like something from the Twilight Zone, especially when you throw the CA mess in to the mix.


#6 Eclipse


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Posted 25 June 2003 - 11:37 AM

Isn't beer one of the major food groups?
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#7 DWF


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Posted 25 June 2003 - 11:47 AM

Eclipse, on Jun 24 2003, 08:38 PM, said:

Isn't beer one of the major food groups?
I think it is for, Homer Simpson and Norm Petterson. :lol:
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#8 AnneZo

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 02:54 PM

I drink beer and I vote. :)

I'm really on the fence about "sin taxes" but I don't think I'll go out and protest this or anything.  Heh. Heh.   :p

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