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I have to admit, there's a few Dick Cheney jokes rolling around in my head on this one. Shooter, meet Cook County, Illinois. You can show how we A

I have to admit, there's a few Dick Cheney jokes rolling around in my head on this one. Shooter, meet Cook County, Illinois. You can show how we Americans sacrifice, support the local economy AND go shopping for your next hunt all at the same time.

Chicago Sun-Times: (h/t OK)

What could be the nation's first tax on bullets is being floated as a way to help balance Cook County's budget.

Commissioner Roberto Maldonado wants to slap a 10-cent-a-bullet tax on those buying ammunition in the county. It's one of dozens of plans offered to close the county's $500 million budget deficit.


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