This is utterly idiotic.
If you want 32 oz of soda and can only buy it in 16 oz drinks, you will buy two sodas.
This accomplishes nothing.
If it was even goobermint's business to start with, and it isn't.
As for the impact of obesity... make everyone pay for the own healthcare and all the sudden your neighbor's weight is not your problem!
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"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the ******* irony in that." - Justin Halpern
...It is to secure those rights that governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.
If government is not securing our rights, then it is not doing its job, not fulfilling its purpose.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
A man without fear is a fool, a man that succumbs to his fear is a coward and a brave man acknowledges fear yet presses on.
This is not the stupidest thing I have seen a politician say or do...but...it is certainly in the top 5.
"We’re not taking away anybody’s right to do things, we’re simply forcing you to understand that you have to make the conscious decision to go from one cup to another cup. It’s not perfect, it’s not the only answer, it’s not the only cause of people being overweight – but we’ve got to do something. “We have an obligation to warn you when things are not good for your health.””
The audacity of that pompous ****...holy...****...
Go ahead, New York. Elect him again. You get the government you deserve.
It prevents fast food places from bundling 32-oz sugary drinks with the discounted meals. If someone wants 32-oz of sugary beverage, they'll have to buy a seperate 16-oz drink at the undiscounted price. Reasonable people can see that many will not buy the additional drink, leading to a lower consumption of said sugary beverages
A country founded with slavery is not a country founded on freedom.Because this is a country founded on freedom.
Our country was founded on democracy, not freedom. Big difference.
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