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Bloomberg: This Isn't About a Ban, It's About Control

right2think Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 10:17 AM
I have NO problem with Bloomberg's plan to educate young people on the dangers of loud music and headphones. EDUCATE, don't LEGISLATE!! 32 oz. sodas are bad for most people, too much sugar and carbs for people who don't exercise anywhere near enough to work it off. But you use the same program: you educate. And you do it civilly, without demonizing the soda industry. In this way you still leave a free people a choice, you just make it a more informed choice. That's how liberty is supposed to work.

Over the weekend on Face the Nation, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg finally admitted his big gulp ban isn't really a ban, but about portion "control." 

His statement comes just days after Bloomberg dove into a campaign to stop loud music coming from headphones in New York City not because it's annoying, but because it's bad for your ears.

Hizzoner’s health officials are planning a social-media campaign to warn young people about the risk of losing their hearing from listening to music at high volume on...