After reading the Fred Meyer ad (TNT, 5-31) concerning the prices it will charge for liquor, I am astounded at the greed the state is showing. After all the money used to fight the changeover to private liquor sales, the state stands to make a huge windfall from future sales.
I can just see the politicians greedily rubbing their hands together at the prospect of huge increases in tax revenue. Instead of receiving revenue from the 170 or so state liquor stores, they will now be getting revenue from more than 2,000 retailers.
All they have done is make sure …