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a reply to: dawnstar
or we can put up with our gov't picking and choosing this or that, declaring how those things are the cause of the rising obesity rates, rising diabetes, and taxing the heck out of them, and they will always have another item they can go after in the future because the real cause is the poison they are injecting into everything, not just the few things they are picking out, so the obesity and diabetes will not go down as long as there are so many other products containing the crap!!!
we were healthier back when the gov't and industries weren't trying to find all these healthy man made substitutions and alternatives and telling us how we needed to change our diets.
originally posted by: Blaine91555
We, the consumers decide what is on the shelves to buy. It's always been that way.
'Caveat emptor' was a phrase we used to see often, reminding us we as consumers make the decisions.
I don't think most people are fooled by sin taxes which are put in place so they can pretend it's for our own good.
People get used to it and don't fight it, it's not going to stop. They are certainly using 'caveat emptor' in their thinking by blaming the tax on bad behavior as defined by those doing the legislating. Controlling people using taxes is the most transparently bigoted thing that governments do to their constituents. We helpless little serf's who need our nanny to slap our hands with taxes if we misbehave.
This is antithetical to freedom, no matter how you look at it. You can't be for this and for a free society at the same time.
The manipulation of the American mind: Edward Bernays and the birth of public relations
which is what gets me when they pull this kind of crap, they are acting like we are all obese and need to have our diets restricted so that we will be thinner.... only, the opposite is true with me, I should be eating a tad bit more... and burning less...
Puget Sound is home to the skinniest people in America, according to financial website Wallethub. WalletHub analyzed data from 100 metropolitan areas across the U.S. and scored them based on 17 indicators in three categories: obesity, weight-related health problems and healthy environment.
But if you have a bowl of shredded wheat a 10 OZ glass of OJ and 2 pieces of toast for breakfast, that in my opinion, is too many carbs.