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Originally posted by navy_vet_stg3 It's about protecting you from yourself. SIEG HEIL!
(BTW, that was all sarcasm, as this is a stupid law. Just another example of Socialism at its finest.)
So when should the state take over when the civilian population seems unwilling or unable to make a good decision on its own?
Should they regulate fast food joints, civilians, or just stay out of it, and let America glut itself into obese death?
Originally posted by TheRedneck
reply to post by albertabound
You do realize you just covered
- Cell phones
- All plastics
- 90% of all agriculture
- All electricity
In their current petrolium based production, yes. I can guarentee you there are alternatives to the current production of these products that are not destructive.
Originally posted by neo96
New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks
(visit the link for the full news article)
New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity.
The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in delis, fast-food franchises and even sports arenas, from energy drinks to pre-sweetened iced teas. The sale of any cup or bottle of sweetened drink larger than 16 fluid ounces — about the size of a medium coffee, and smaller than a common soda bottle — would be pro
I'm not usually a big fan of nanny states, but in this case you've allready shown your lack of responsability by getting so fat to begin with. So since you can't be bothered to work out and take better care of yourself you force the government to do it for you.