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Philly requiring bloggers to pay $300 for a business license

• Washington Examiner

Between her blog and infrequent contributions to, over the last few years she says she’s made about $50. To [Marilyn] Bess, her website is a hobby. To the city of Philadelphia, it’s a potential moneymaker, and the city wants its cut.

In May, the city sent Bess a letter demanding that she pay $300, the price of a business privilege license.

2 Comments in Response to

Comment by stupid Amerkin
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You mean the criminal thugs who run the city want their cut and then some.

Comment by Lucky Red
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Yep.  Suck 'em dry is the Capitalist motto.