The bright ideas just keep coming:
As state lawmakers are weighing their options for closing a budget deficit of nearly $800 million, some are exploring taxing the wave of gaming parlors that have opened statewide in recent months.
Sen. David Hoyle, D-Gaston, said Wednesday that the state should consider regulating and taxing the gaming parlors. "If it's a revenue source of any significant consequence, maybe it's something we have to look at," Hoyle said.
Man, crack cocaine is huge. We should look into taxing that, too.