Behold, America: the taxman cometh.
Even as taxpayers are struggling to make ends meet in a crumbling, tumbling economy, your friendly neighborhood (and state and federal) government is having a hard time making do with the meager trillions you're throwing its way, so it's relying on an old maxim:
If it exists, it can be taxed.
From Fox News.Street lights, booze, hooker transactions in Vegas, gentleman's clubs, porn. What on earth is the world coming to? And how's this fit into b. Hussein's "no new taxes for those earning under $250,000" promise?