Increase Gas Tax to Fund Afghanistan Surge?

Gas Tax

With the President preparing to speak tonight on his decision to greatly increase the U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan, it was curious to read in this morning’s Washington Post a proposal to fund the war effort by increasing the federal gas tax 40 cents per gallon over five years. I think that’s a terrible idea.

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—jgoods

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