Best Things In Life

Posted on June 27, 2014 8:00 am

DC is slapping a 5.75% sales tax on gyms, yoga studios, and other health club services as part of its fiscal 2015 budget.

The good news: vigorous fist-shaking at idiot politicians is still free.

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6 Responses to “Best Things In Life”

  1. blarg says:

    …now all they have to do is make gym membership mandatory. Supreme Court said it was legal.

  2. Burt says:

    will this tax also apply to the congressional gym in the Rayburn Building? If so, will Anthony Weiner be looking for another place to pose for cellphies*? Where will Rahm go if he feels inclined to do some naked poking? heaven forbid that Lobbying be done in Lobbies.

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2011/06/a_capitol_workout.html

    *I am campaigning for this corrected spelling of the word selfie since they are done by cellphones.

  3. Amer-I-Can says:

    Have you seen our “representatives” (gag) in DC? Obviously, they are exempt from this tax.

  4. FredKey says:

    Free, but comes with a tax audit.

  5. zzyzx says:

    When will they tax air?

  6. Bob B says:

    They will work up to an atmospheric tax. Carbon dioxide is the first step.

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