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When Cigarettes Cost More, People Drink Less. Except For Wine

We've also known that increasing state taxes ... to kill two birds with one stone; a 20 percent increase in cigarette price would correlate to a nearly 2 percent reduction in per capita drinking. "We ... read more

McCain’s Health Credit: The Intersection of Health Policy and Tax Policy

Figure 2 reinforces the message of Figure 1 that the McCain health credit makes the tax system considerably more progressive. Not only does the credit disproportionately increase the ... government pr... read more

Do ‘Fat Taxes’ Work?

But it has many proponents, who cast the scheme as killing two birds with one stone ... calculated that a 3-cent tax on each 12-ounce sugared soda would raise $51.6 billion over a decade. So that’s bi... read more

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Recap of Saturday, January 3

The people with kids at soccer practice or longer driving commutes would be crushed by a hike in the gas tax. Jehmu Greene, Democratic strategist: A hike in the gas tax could kill two birds with one s... read more


Fighting obesity requires a war on poverty

Let's kill two birds with one stone by encouraging upward mobility ... found that each additional unit increase of BMI correlated with an 8 per cent reduction (about $US1,300) in net worth. While the ... read more

Shoestring Living: Be grateful every day

Journal it One of the best ways to make gratitude part of your daily ... who lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband, Mike, three kids and two labs. Join Molly on her family’s journey ... read more

Racism linked with gun ownership and opposition to gun control in white Americans

Each one point increase ... likely to kill themselves with their guns, than be killed by someone else. Why would you keep them? So we decided to examine what social and psychological factors predict g... read more

Obama So Loves Immigrants He's Spending Record Amounts of Money to Keep Them Out!

As Obama continues to say that comprehensive immigration reform is one of the top priorities of his second term (along with tax reform, spending reform, infrastructure reform, educational reform, heal... read more

Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures

In one instance ... after he nearly killed another driver in a three-car collision. The pictures depicted him at a Halloween party dressed as a prisoner in an orange jumpsuit labeled “Jail Bird.” The ... read more

A single drink puts media over the limit

levied on the alcohol content, rather than the type of drink. But we're not designing a tax system from scratch. In the middle of a budget crisis what is really being proposed is a simple tax increase ... read more

Giving back, Feb. 24

Two runners-up received chocolates. The contest was open to customers of the used car dealer, which has locations in Telford and Emmaus. Giant Food Stores and its sister company, Martin's Food Markets ... read more



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