posted on May, 31 2012 @ 09:08 AM
is what we have a government for? To be concerned about our private lives? They are supposed to protect us not monitor us. They
are NOT our babysitters.
This is one (because there are SO many) of the stupidest dumbest inept 'laws' ever conjured up. So Bloomberg wants to pull 'large' sweet drinks from
certain places? What the hell will stop a person from buying two smaller ones? What exactly is the purpose here? Fat people are fat because they
choose to be fat and not do anything about it. Fat is a choice not a disease!!!!
Taking away a large soda does nothing but gives the State the toe-hole to start dictating you around.
It was one thing to ban cigarette smoking in public. I get that and I agree because it's offensive to others. So the 'law' was protecting 'others'.
This 'law' isn't protecting anyone! Instead it marks the start of more fascism follies.
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 prohibited under the first-in-the-nation plan, which could take effect as soon as next
edit on 31-5-2012 by Human_Alien
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