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Only in America: The liberals-who-love-smoothies tax

A Utah juice bar owner charges liberal customers an extra dollar for smoothies — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The owner of the "I Love Drilling Juice & Smoothie Bar" in Vernal, Utah, is charging customers who say they're liberals an extra dollar for every purchase. George Burnett says his goal is to spread the word about America's looming fiscal crisis, for which he feels liberals are mostly responsible. "So to kind of help make that point,'' he said, "I charge them just a little bit more."