Mr. McGonegal must be unable to read (Empire letters, March 3) because if he was able to, he would understand that alcohol abuse impacts the lives of many each year; donuts and milk do not cost the state millions of dollars that is put into treatment programs because of alcohol use and abuse.
Yes, I know, not everyone who drinks is in need of assistance, and is it fair really to tax it? Let's face it, alcohol is a mind-altering drug, yes, drug, and for those who choose to drink, they should be able to foot the bill for those who choose to drink too much.
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