Monday, June 29, 2009

Sitting in a combination Gulf Gas Station/Dunkin Donuts location this morning, having coffee and a bagel, looked through the window at cars gassing up.
Then I noticed the ads of the windows.
Budweiser was $9.99 a 12-pack, then I saw that Keystone $6.69 for a 12-pack.

This got me to thinking:

The price of gasoline is going up, and California is proposing a 37 cent per gallon Tax on Gas.

The price of a pack of cigarettes here in New York is $6.00 per pack--and up.

What this brought to my mind is that the Soviet Union kept the price of booze low.
Though they taxed everything else out of reach, they left the escape from misery at a low ptrice.

Kinda like where Obama is sending us to

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