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Friday, February 14, 2020

Kelly Phillips Erb: [A] proposal to include feminine hygiene products during Tennessee's sales tax holiday faces resistance from lawmakers -- and I'm not making this up -- concerned about the lack of a limit on those purchases.

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That is hilarious! I loved how funny she made it.

#1 | Posted by danni at 2020-02-14 04:21 PM | Reply

Why are tampons taxed when items such as bandaids are not?

#2 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2020-02-14 07:01 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Why are tampons taxed

Because if women were busy getting pregnant they wouldn't be getting their periods.

The menstrual Cycle is God's punishment for not getting pregnant.

#3 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-02-14 07:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

"If you give these,,,, uh,,,, "people" an inch here they'll be using 6 or 8 tampons at a time! It'll be mayhem!!!"

-- Tennessee republicans

#4 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2020-02-14 07:21 PM | Reply

they'll be using 6 or 8 tampons at a time!

The more you use the better the protection, right?

Plus, there are other holes they could fill, ears, nose, mouth, belly button..

#5 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-02-14 07:23 PM | Reply

We always knew that making America great again could be a dirty job.

#6 | Posted by contrecoup at 2020-02-14 07:56 PM | Reply

GOP mantra, women must be barefoot, pregnant and stay in the kitchen! With people holding view slike this, we, Americans, have no moral high ground to lecture anybody on how to behave, live a life or anything for that matter.

#7 | Posted by BingyBunny at 2020-02-14 09:42 PM | Reply

--women must be barefoot, pregnant and stay in the kitchen!

So what's the problem?

#8 | Posted by nullifidian at 2020-02-14 09:49 PM | Reply

So what's the problem?
#8 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN

Said view does not align with modern gender expectations.

Seems simple to me, but I'm a simple man. Clear it up for me so I can understand your POV more clearly.

Thanks in advance.

#9 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2020-02-14 09:54 PM | Reply

A woman can never be too rich, too thin or have too many tampons to stuff into her ---. Said no woman ever.

#10 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-14 11:44 PM | Reply

This is some goofy shht, even by dcckwad republican standards.

They really ought to be given away for free.

Fellas, imagine having to drop a quarter or whatever each time you had to take a psss.

No big deal at first, but it would add up and become a giant pain in your sss in fairly short order.

Imagine a night out with the fellas drinking a pile of beers.

Yeah..

Wow.

Think about leaving for a quick trip to the store and forgetting to grab some change just in case.

You'd find yourself out there in the Kroger parking lot saying "can you spare some scratch, breh? I gotta take a psss so bad I can taste it.."

#11 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2020-02-14 11:57 PM | Reply

So what's the problem?
#8 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN

They're going to be able to purchase tampons without the state making money from it.

Women exist to serve; usually man but in this case the state. Allowing them to buy things tax-free violates this principle.

#12 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-02-15 12:43 AM | Reply

Seems a little like the boy trying to plug the dam with his finger...kinda pointless.

Doesn't Tennessee have any real problems for their government to tackle?

#13 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2020-02-15 12:46 AM | Reply

Doesn't Tennessee have any real problems for their government to tackle?

#13 | POSTED BY 503JC69

Plenty of them.

They might want to start with teaching basic sex-ed to kids when they start hitting that age.

#14 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2020-02-15 01:55 AM | Reply

The Tennessee Taliban has spoken!

NO TAMPON FOR YOU!

#15 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-02-15 07:04 AM | Reply

Condoms are not taxed... time to stock up... gonna have some fun tonight in Tennessee...

Don't forget to stock up on brown paper bags as well... now make that little piggie sound...

wheee wheeee wheeee who-weeeee...

#16 | Posted by Pegasus at 2020-02-15 08:11 AM | Reply

Man, talk about a pink tax.

#17 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2020-02-15 08:14 AM | Reply

And, a guy wants to be a woman so she has to buy tampons? Guy wants a period?

#18 | Posted by Petrous at 2020-02-15 12:35 PM | Reply

Another attempt by the GOP to control women and their bodies.

#19 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2020-02-15 02:54 PM | Reply

We have a tax free day in Texas right before school starts. No one complains. Most use it to buy school supplies. I know everything else is still tax free, Including women's sanitary products.

#20 | Posted by docnjo at 2020-02-15 09:58 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

As long as they keep the taxes on beer guys will make up the revenue lost on tampons those 5-6 days every month.

#21 | Posted by 6thPersona at 2020-02-16 07:15 AM | Reply

Is there no end to the depravity?!

#22 | Posted by fresno500 at 2020-02-16 11:18 AM | Reply

Just another fine example of conservative logic.

#23 | Posted by Angrydad at 2020-02-16 06:29 PM | Reply

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