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March 19, 2010 12:00 AM

Soda tax isn't about improving health

Politicians are usually at their most creative when the opportunity for raking in money is at hand. Now state legislators have a new idea: Tax soft drinks to make Kansans slim down (March 10 Eagle). But in reality, it's just another nutty scheme by politicians to shake $90 million out of Sunflower State residents while creating a pretense of dealing with serious issues.

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