Word Forge fails Alabama.

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  1. gturner

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    An Alabama senator started a Go Fund Me page to try and fill a $300 million revenue shortfall, and Word Forge had a thread about it. But it only collected $1,365 dollars because people here were stingy.

    So Alabama passed a 40 percent porn tax.

    Rather than fix a $200 million overspending problem before October 1, the Alabama House Ways and Means Committee has passed a 40 percent “porn tax” on the gross receipts from the sale, rental, or admission charges of pornographic material. This includes pornographic magazines, adult videos, and online adult rentals.

    Take that you selfish bastards.
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    Quest Let Freedom Ring! Staff Member Administrator

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    I can't believe more governments haven't thought of taxing porn. Chicago is being sued over its new tax on streaming services. A tax on porn might be covered under the city's longstanding amusement tax.
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    Yet another Republican failure. How surprising.
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  4. gturner

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    How is taxing only Democrats a Republican failure? It's GENIUS!
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    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Alabama can't tax sex toys b/c their sale isn't legal in the state.

    No I am not joking.
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  6. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    Alabama has porn? :yeehaw: Good for them! When I lived there you had to go to Florida for that. Dothan was flipping out when HOOTERS came to town in the late 90's.
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    Are you suggesting that Republicans don't buy porn? That is by far the most absurd thing I have ever heard! I'd laugh about this, but I'm worried the laughter would be so intense and prolonged that I would asphyxiate.
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  8. gturner

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    I've worked in Dothan. Pretty nice place.
  9. gturner

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    No, Republicans don't buy porn. Why would we? Pron is just a Democrat manifestation of what they imagine Republican sex is like. Democrats present the fantasy, but Republicans live the reality.
  10. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    *spit take*
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    Ah, I see where you're confused. Small dick humiliation porn is a specific sub genre; it is not the entirety of porn.
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  12. Demiurge

    Demiurge Goodbye and Hello, as always.

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    GOP demographics lean heavily to the silver hair community.

    Evidently gturner is into grandma porn.
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    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    Are you suggesting most women have bigger clits than gturner's dick? :chris:
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  14. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    Porn star Vanessa Del Rio has a big old clit! :yes:
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    I do not get why they don't just tax the people in that case. If you tax porn in AL it is just like taxing the people. You would get the same results taxing the church or beer. There are more porn shops in AL than there are pawn shops.
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    Be interesting to see how they define "porn" and how many lawsuits spring forth as a result.
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    There's a famous quite from quite a few years back when some politician said "I can't give you a definition of porn, but I know it when I see it." :jayzus:
    To an old codger a MAXIM magazine might be porn. Any breast in a movie might be porn. Etc.Etc. These days the bar for actual holy shit graphic porn is much, much higher than it was before the internet.
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  18. Nautica

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    If they taxes churches in AL, they'd have a huge budget SURPLUS!!!!
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    Taxing porn? Man, I'm glad I don't live there. Then again, I've never actually paid for my porn, so... lol
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    People pay for porn? :wtf:
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    I've never met them, but the industry must make its billions somehow.
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