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Externalities for Christmas

Mark D. White

Today's Pickles strip provides a valuable service to gungho-ho-ho regulators everywhere:


Why, this is going on in every neighborhood in America! Something must be done! I can hear them now: "We'll have to subsidize the decorators--no, no, we'll tax the nondecorators! Better yet, we'll make everyone buy holiday decorations, and tax penalize put coal in their stockings if they don't..."


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