posted on Apr, 9 2009 @ 11:49 PM
This is just so wrong. If they start taxing "pop" (I shall use my native word :p... Minnesotans...), why can't they tax other goods more? This is
just another excuse to squeeze another penny out of us. This isn't the end, its only the beginning. If they want to tax something sugary, do it
Soda is a culture in America. Coca-Cola and Pepsi arose at the turn of the 20th century and before that too. It is part of American culture. The soda
jerk, soft drinks, popcorn and a soda. You can't deny it, it is built into our society, healthy or not. I couldn't give a damn whether its healthy
The whole teenage society has created based off of Mtn. Dew. If soda costs more, whats going to wake up Americans? Caffeinated pop is being used more
and more in the place of coffee. Taxing soda is like taxing sex or clothing. It's natural, most everyone does it. It's a ridiculously thing to
People can come out and say its unhealthy, but so was smoking, and so was going out in the sun. Someday we shall be a society that shall be so afraid
that we shall never even come out of our own homes. Take a little risk, stopping tramping on our parade.
Get over it and finally get something done Washington...