Wednesday, September 9, 2009

A modest propoal to encourage smoking

For some reason, people think cigarette smokers cost society because they get sick and need medical care. The truth, however, is that on average they are net contributors to society because they die before they run up the big medical bills associated with old age.

Here a tongue-in-cheek suggestion that we stop taxing cigarettes and encourage smoking to reap the benefits.

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