So here’s how they want to help pay for health care reform: tax the tanning salon industry.
As you can tell by my pasty, white skin, I am a hardly a fan tanning beds. But complaints that they may cause cancer – like the sun itself if you lay in it for too long – are lost on me. If people want to lay in the sun, or on tanning beds, and grill themselves like strips of bacon, they should be able to do that without incurring more than the usual amount of taxation.
This tax unfairly singles out a cottage industry. Are our leaders in Congress are too conflicted to tax anything else? Click here to read my column.