Marketing is a deductible business expense. How do you feel about subsidizing corporations that market sex and violence to your kids? How about junk food? Do you feel like subsidizing them? If we subsidize them, shouldn’t we have a say in what exactly they are saying to our kids?
Representative Dennis J. Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, has introduced a bill that would end tax deductions for marketing junk food to children.
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