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Top 5 silliest state tax hikes

• The Daily Caller

With states facing a collective $175 billion budget shortfall, legislatures across the country are proving the old aphorism, “necessity is the mother of invention” — even if that invention is as absurd as the “Shake Weight.”

The Daily Caller has compiled a list of the five silliest revenue raisers implemented and floated in the rush to raise money for state coffers. While some voters might be angry about the overspending that has brought about these tax hikes, the creativity is undeniable and, in a weak moment, almost impressive.

 

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