Don't pick on smokers, appreciate them

Posted: Sunday, August 10, 2003

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e again, Juneau smokers find themselves singled out to bear the burden of yet more new taxes. If only the Assembly would just once pick on some other group - maybe lefthanders or adulterers - we could spread the tax burden around a bit more fairly. It seems that a Smoker Appreciation Day might be in order to keep our spirits up. If we were all to quit, local political institutions would most certainly crumble.

Don Birdseye

Juneau



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