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The Government Insists on Cutting Us Down to Size

Ratas y Ratones Wrote: Jun 08, 2012 9:48 AM
shubi_ Wrote: 6 hours ago (3:20 AM) I am glad they are banning 32 oz sodas. I was burping for hours after just one, but after two or three, someone could die. ~~~ Dagnabbit ! Laughing again ! It is good for the soul .
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ignited a firestorm of debate with his proposal to ban super-size sugary drinks in New York City. Critics bashed his nanny-statism, but supporters like first lady Michelle Obama hailed his courage.

Nationally, just 24 percent of American adults think the ban is a good idea, while 65 percent oppose it. This response is similar to the high level of opposition found for efforts to impose so-called "sin taxes" on soda and junk food. People never like it when the government picks winners and losers, and they are especially resistant to having the government determine what foods...