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No New Thing Under the Sun

By Matthew Yglesias  

"No New Thing Under the Sun"

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Senate Finance Committee debates relative merits of “surtax” on high-income taxpayers versus a beer tax . . . in 1921. The idea of a “fountain syrup tax” even gets mentioned.

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