There's a lot of dietary notes being tossed around in here, but what does any of that really have to do with this tax? Some of you here really sound
like you're ok with a governing body falsely taxing people "For their own good". have anyone here taken the time to see what is really going on here,
or did the non-sense about "sugar good/bad" confuse everyone?
Look here's the issues;
A criminal mayor proposes a tax on a daily consumable, in an attempt to divert attention from his sexual misconduct accusations.
The mayor sets down from office due to these accusations, but for some reason the city keeps the tax in place.
Now a city that has a windfall of a year in tax revenue suddenly needs this taxation in order to provide "much needed services" to it's people.
Part of the taxes collected are going to be use to study the affect of the tax, and this includes any expanses needed in this review. No over sight
has been stated for this.
And nobody has an issue with this, because "sugar bad". Hey if you don't like sugar avoid it, but don't force your personal choices on the rest of
humanity. Sadly it sounds like an Orwellian Utopia, having the local government forcing everyone to conform to "their" way of thinking. Everyone is a
robot, and it's all ok.
Bunch of crap, that's what this is. Seattle and King County in general basically control the state. Those of you on the Eastern side of the mountains
know what I'm talking about, remember the water restrictions a few years back so that the salmon will be ok. That really put one over on the small
farms didn't it. How about this new carbon tax we're going to be getting, because you know people didn't like ash on their cars last year. Sorry
Governor but that ash came from massive fires, not the tail pipe of a car, but hey who cares because some people that sit in the city council of
Seattle want to end the use of cars for the state.
I mean really, the state spend all that money for a tunnel project that's going to be tolled, and when the city released that people will just drive
through the city instead, they started a study to see if they can legally toll city streets. That's the level of madness here. So go on and complain
that you think sugar is this or that, it's great ignoring that a city is totally corrupt, but takes care of either it's very rich (Billionaires) or
it's public image (like inviting homeless into the city limits, and trying to get the residence to deal with them).
Here's is some of the trash Seattle has been up to incase you're not aware:
Asking people to house homeless on their property or in some cases their homes.
Allowing Illegals to come and go as they please (you know Seattle in a "Welcoming City")
Wanting to tax businesses for the number of people they employ within the city limits.
Reducing city roads to an almost un-usible size, and getting rid of streetside parking so that bike lanes can be arbratraily laidout in the city.
Approving violent protests (yes with city officials instagating riots), then tying the hands of the police, and then spending money to investigate
"what went wrong"
Ending all investigations into wrongful death cases, pending further review (so if your case is currently in court, well now it's postponed)
Firing two female employees that complained about being spanked at work by their supervisor. Sure the women had to spilt a 250000$ payout, but also
are not allowed to work for the city again. Their supervisor had no penalties waged against him.
Some of these things are are a little old, but most are very current things that the city of Seattle is/was/trying to do. I guess it doesn't matter
though since sugar bad?
edit on 10-1-2018 by Guyfriday because: Cleaned up post a little