Tuesday, January 16, 2018

How Libs Govern: Seattle Soda Tax Sticker Shock: $10.34 on a $15.00 Case of Coke...



The only thing Liberal Democrats know how to do is tax everything they see with regard for economic impact. 

PJ Media reports on January 1, Seattle had several new progressive laws go into effect. Along with mandatory paid sick leave, mandates for employers to post work schedules 14 days in advance, and severe restrictions on short-term rental platforms (Airbnb, VRBO, etc.), Seattle imposed a massive new soda tax — 1.75 cents per OUNCE on sugary drinks.

In response, at least one major retailer advertised in detail the reason for the significant increase in prices.


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