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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Typical drivel.
    What do you mean Mrs. Clinton?
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    What does this contribute to the thread?
    It describes the thoughtless response given by the above person. It's okay to tax something that I don't use, without consideration of the senselessness of the tax itself or the unintended consequences of supporting taxes offhandedly.
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    It describes the thoughtless response given by the above person. It's okay to tax something that I don't use, without consideration of the senselessness of the tax itself or the unintended consequences of supporting taxes offhandedly.
    I smoke cigarettes.

    YOU FAIL.
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    It describes the thoughtless response given by the above person. It's okay to tax something that I don't use, without consideration of the senselessness of the tax itself or the unintended consequences of supporting taxes offhandedly.
    So say that, instead of throwing out a rude one-liner that brings nothing to the table.
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Holding your hand out are you?
    Not really... Although more hospitals being built does sound promising. My comment was in regards to the demand of quality doctors and research MD's.
    It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by Arch Enemy View Post
    What do you mean Mrs. Clinton?
    Shall I say it requires the willing suspension of disbelief or some cleverlike quip?
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    Not really... Although more hospitals being built does sound promising. My comment was in regards to the demand of quality doctors and research MD's.
    I know we need more doctors, but do you think free money from the govt is the way to go?
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Shall I say it requires the willing suspension of disbelief or some cleverlike quip?
    No.

    It's apparently you judging someone based on what they think about taxes.

    I think taxes are super!!
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    So say that, instead of throwing out a rude one-liner that brings nothing to the table.
    I thought I did, except with more brevity.
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    Re: Cigarette Tax Clouds Boosts Among States

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    How about they subsidize medical school for the top 1% ACT/SAT with half the funds
    I could get behind this.
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