First they came for the Californian beer lovers, and I did nothing, because I'm not in California.
These bastards will come for you, regardless of where you live. If you're in California, contact your Assemblyman and tell them where to stick this bill. Remind them that the only practical way to balance their budget is to STOP SPENDING SO GODDAMN MUCH MONEY. And if you're in one of the other 49 states, when some moron in your legislature comes up with this idea, tell him the same thing.
"Some people are e-mailing, threatening to come and slug me," said Assemblyman Jim Beall (D-San Jose), who hopes to see a $1.80 tax added to the price of every six-pack of beer sold in the state. "We're getting some pretty nasty comments."
Keep those "pretty nasty comments" flowing, folks.
Read the whole story at the Los Angeles Times.