Wednesday, November 23, 2016

How sweet The Sound of Common Sense

If the government didn’t act on the rise of obesity, the Greens would introduce a private bill for a sugar tax, leader Richard Di Natale said.

Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm dismissed the measure, saying there should be an impost on stupid ideas.

“There are a lot of stupid authoritarians around and they have a lot of stupid ideas and if we just tax them there would be no need to tax things like sugar,” he said.

1 comment:

JC said...

You know.. that makes a lot of sense but now we need to identify who we tax for these stupid ideas..

First up of course are the activists.. every stupid activist idea should be personally taxed at four times the rate of average taxation and be applied only to all activists.

Second would be the academics, they should be taxed at the same rate as the activists.

Third are the politicians, they should be taxed at the same rate as the activists.

Of course it would be wrong not to offer rewards. If a tax on sugar etc really does work we could offer a posthumous award to the originator.

JC