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    BLOOMBERG: If New Yorkers Want To Kill Themselves With Sugar, That's Their Right

    You guys make a big hoo-hah everytime your freedom is curtailed. Consider yourselves lucky really.

    NEW YORK (AP) Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if New Yorkers want to kill themselves with sugar that's their right.That was the mayor's response Monday to a small, peaceful protest rally against a ban on big sodas on a sidewalk near City Hall Park dubbed The Million Big Gulp March.


    Read more: BLOOMBERG: If New Yorkers Want To Kill Themselves With Sugar, That's Their Right - Business Insider
    All the recent news surrounding Mayor Bloomberg's soda ban has left a lot of people talking about an infringement of personal rights. But compared to Singapore's notorious limitations, our soda law is small potatoes.
    Singapore law is full of odd restrictions on personal acts, some of which are comical in their absurdity and others threatening in their limitations.


    Read more: Absurd Laws Of Singapore - Business Insider

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    Re: BLOOMBERG: If New Yorkers Want To Kill Themselves With Sugar, That's Their Right

    Bloomberg played his cards well. Liberals will love him for this one.

    New York has little to no respect for family values at all, so you end up with tons of kids brought up in Harlem, the Bronx, or wherever that don't learn to take care.

    What he was doing was making up for the lack of adequate parenting, but now, people are whining like the babies they are.

    Ergo, consumerism will march onward, and there will be increased demand for government health care, business regulations, and social work in the future.

    *Waits for liberals to ask "How does drinking soda increase demand for health care?"*
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    Re: BLOOMBERG: If New Yorkers Want To Kill Themselves With Sugar, That's Their Right


    *Waits for liberals to ask "How does drinking soda increase demand for health care?"*
    It doesn't.
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    Re: BLOOMBERG: If New Yorkers Want To Kill Themselves With Sugar, That's Their Right

    Quote Originally Posted by RDS View Post
    You guys make a big hoo-hah everytime your freedom is curtailed. Consider yourselves lucky really.
    Are the absurd laws in Singapore to show what will happen if Americans don't stop their elected officials from enacting laws that infringe on our personal freedoms?
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: BLOOMBERG: If New Yorkers Want To Kill Themselves With Sugar, That's Their Right

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Are the absurd laws in Singapore to show what will happen if Americans don't stop their elected officials from enacting laws that infringe on our personal freedoms?
    You got to ask Business Insider.

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