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John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #73 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from The Heartland Institute, the Palmetto Promise Institute, the Alabama Policy Institute, and the Cato Institute.
Climate change activists are disappointed with the Paris agreement because, in the words of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, it doesn’t go “far enough.”
City and state officials across the nation often use tax increases on tobacco, alcohol, plastic bags, sugary drinks, and other “sin products” to help fill their budget gaps or fund pet projects. By taxing products that some governments claim have a negative effect on society, officials are able to raid taxpayers’ wallets without having to face the same level of scrutiny that normally goes hand-in-hand with proposals to raise taxes.
Republican Senators in Georgia are blocking a vote on a proposal that would allow local communities the option to let retailers sell alcohol on Sundays. Currently Georgia is one of…