California is a Socialist nightmare with oppressive government regulations and high taxes killing the middle class. Housing is so costly that it’s greatly adding to the number of homeless. The open borders and sanctuary cities policies have allowed killers, perverts, and drug dealers to get protection everywhere in the state. With all the problems they have, they rushed through a bill that could make you laugh.
According to the Washington Examiner, the oh-so-urgent bill that had to be rushed through bans California cities and counties from taxing sodas and other sugary drinks for 12 years. Are you surprised that a nanny state banned taxes? Don’t be.
The reason they did it was to keep high taxes on everything else!
The bill was quickly signed by Moonbeam, Jerry Brown on Thursday.
THE DEVIL’S BARGAIN
The politicians made a deal with the non-alcoholic beverage industry. The industry withdrew a measure they had. It would have raised the voter threshold to approve local sales tax increases on any item, not just soda taxes, from a majority vote to a supermajority vote[…]
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