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This Is Why Bloomberg Is Banning Big Soda [Pic]

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This Is Why Bloomberg Is Banning Big Soda [Pic]. Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to ban oversized soda from New York City. Why? Because those arms, that`s why.
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Hits: 14425 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 1.6 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 07/10/2012
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Male, 30-39, Western US
 330 Posts
Friday, July 13, 2012 10:56:21 AM
This law doesn't ban anything. It`s just to make people second guess how many gallons of sugar they need to drink with one meal, and if they decide the answer to that question is "lots of gallons" they can go ahead and get another. Or the free refill.

Anyone who thinks this is an attack on their freedoms really needs a perspective check.

Male, 30-39, Western US
 676 Posts
Thursday, July 12, 2012 11:18:34 PM
Last I checked the U.S. was a country of freedoms. It's someone`s choice to have a large soda.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1597 Posts
Thursday, July 12, 2012 8:48:52 AM
They're 80% ice anyways, there`s not much liquid in them...

Male, 18-29, Canada
 2496 Posts
Thursday, July 12, 2012 5:32:32 AM
I remember one time my wife's brother and his wife took us to a Wendy`s and we ordered a "medium" sized drink each, only to be presented with a monstrous cup, all the while they ordered a "big" each, finding a gigantic plastic cup delivered through the window.

Original article in NPR

I`m completely for freedom of choice, but when your choices are between: "huge", "gigantic" and "brobdingnagian", the whole "freedom" argument goes to hell doesn`t it?

Kind of like during every election time: choose between a giant douche or a turd sandwich.

Female, 18-29, Western US
 13 Posts
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 7:55:21 PM
This is just freaking judgmental. I'm sure the poster is an adonis look-a-like.

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