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Tater Taxes

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 Subject: Why can’t I stop giggling?

Idaho also has a new law that increases the tax on potatoes from 10 cents to 11 cents per hundred pounds of spuds. Revenues go to the Idaho Potato Commission, which requested the tax increase and uses the revenues to advertise their potatoes.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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