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Chuck Muth: Another fine mess the government got us into

Never is the Law of Unintended Consequences on such stark display as when the government tries to “fix” something.Now, one can argue that the U.S. Constitution does allow for the federal government to build and maintain interstate highways. As such, one can argue that assessing a fee on each gallon of gas purchased in order to fund the construction and maintenance of federal interstate highways is appropriate. A dedicated tax to fund a specific government program targeted at those who use roads, streets and bridges. And that arguably constitutional tax-and-build system has worked fairly well for many decades now. However, …

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