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 This must be one of the most bizarre revenue schemes linking a tax to a beneficiary group. Not only does the passage of the tax demonstrate that skillful politicians know sin-taxes are the path of least resistance to raise revenue, they also know how to capitalise on the scientific illiteracy of their colleagues and constituency.

Quinn Signs Strip Club Tax:

"Strip clubs in Illinois will have to hand over a share of their revenues, starting in 2013, to help fund programs to prevent sexual assault and counsel victims under a law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday."


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