Tuesday, October 11, 2016

SacVee Argument: No On Prop 56

I'm surprised to see the Sacramento Bee allow an argument against Prop 56 to be published in their paper- the Sacramento Bee editorial writers having spent so much of their time running down tobacco companies and all. But this lady did a good job:

"Several wealthy special interests, including health insurance companies and hospitals, are backing Proposition 56, which will put $1 billion a year of new tax revenue into their coffers. That’s why they are among those who contributed $16 million to put Proposition 56 on the ballot and get it passed."

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article107327017.html#storylink=cpy


At 12:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I suppose the big brown haze covering California is ALL from cigarettes. I would like to see taxes imposed on unhealthy foods, why doesn't the Heart Association enforce higher taxes on all the artery clogging food on the market such as: chips, crackers, boxed foods, canned foods, fettuccine and many more unhealthy food choices.
What about waiting for a Dr appointment and hearing kids rustling in bags and chomping on Cheetos? I object!


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