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LIQUOR: Great taste of Freedom Booze

Letter by J. Matthew Phipps, Gig Harbor on June 4, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 Comments »
June 4, 2012 2:57 pm

On the first day of liquor sales, I went to an Albertson’s in Gig Harbor and purchased a bottle of aged rum. Sure, it was priced at $17.49 and I paid almost $7 in added tax, but this was a bottle of Freedom Booze. It tasted great.

This is the first step in removing the tyranny of a tax-happy government from my retail experience.

It is obvious our government wasn’t happy with the way we voted and they want to punish us for it, but we can start a new initiative to change our alcohol tax structure.


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