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Wine and Spirits

March 20, 2013

Dear editor: How’s this for a solution? Keep the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (together with all the Wine and Spirits Shoppes) intact, and allow them to operate as they currently d....

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Mar-20-13 6:33 AM

Except for one problem. The state owned store is using our money for its bankroll.

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Mar-20-13 8:51 AM

When the smoke clears from their sale.We have nothing,including the $522 million that it generates.A dollar in the hand is NOT worth two in the bush.

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Mar-21-13 5:58 AM

Reader, you would have us believe that evry penny spent by the State stores and ALL of the management, which includes legislators, appointed minions, workers, utilities, rent, bills, pensions, healthcare, retirement are all paid for by their profits? Get a clue. It is just a slight of hand in the ways of Harrisbug that they show a profit. And we also have to remember, they didn't start out making a profit, I mean claiming a profit. The lost money for years.

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Mar-22-13 5:58 PM

The stores make money. You can say they don't, you can write they don't but that isn't going to change the fact that they do and that revenue stream is going to be lost forever for a one time shot of money that will disappear like a thief in the night. Another accomplishment by the most crooked man to hold the governorship in at least a half century.

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Mar-22-13 6:29 PM

Here, you can buy beer and wine, and lower % alcohol in grocery, Walmart, Target and convenience stores, as well as liquor stores, which are not state owned. I don't even think we have any state liquor stores anymore. Works out just fine.

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