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Food Police at it again here in loon tune California: in Richmond, California, where the “penny-per-ounce” soda tax will appear on the November referendum ballot.

Obama Failed Soda Head Chief Opi 2012/06/30 12:50:45

In a regional online news service, the city councilman who sponsored the measure, Jeff Ritterman, outlines his arguments for the proposed tax. The article is a wild and not-so-wonderful trip through the mind of a food activist:

[W]hy single out sugar-sweetened beverages? Can’t any food or beverage be a part of a balanced diet? You know, have the cola with dinner but skip the chocolate cake for dessert

That seems reasonable, but that’s based on the old science.

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  • none 2012/06/30 17:48:16
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    Oh yes, wonderful California, the land of fruit, nuts, loony liberals, an 18 billion dollar deficit, and the food police.

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  • none 2012/06/30 17:48:16
    none
    +4
    Oh yes, wonderful California, the land of fruit, nuts, loony liberals, an 18 billion dollar deficit, and the food police.
  • Obama F... none 2012/06/30 17:50:17
    Obama Failed Soda Head Chief Opi
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    yup! is sure is , ca got it all
  • Schläue~© 2012/06/30 14:17:16
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    MoonBeam thinks he's going to offset a $16Billion shortfall with taxing sodie-pops?

    Those dumbasses should have hired Meg Whitman..... they had their chance.
  • Obama F... Schläue~© 2012/06/30 15:45:38
    Obama Failed Soda Head Chief Opi
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    Yup! you bet , i have no idea that the city of Richmond, is thinking following Bloomberg declared war on soda. after all it's just a hinly veiled cash grab,
  • Kat ♪ ~BTO-t-BCRA-F~ ♪ 2012/06/30 13:47:43
    Kat ♪ ~BTO-t-BCRA-F~ ♪
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    We have a wheel tax the first year $25.00 one time, would fix all their problems forever, next year , we need to keep it another year, next year we need it permanently and we need to double it. We have a wheel tax, voters agreed to it many years ago under false pretenses and now we are stuck and the sky is the limit.
  • Obama F... Kat ♪ ~... 2012/06/30 15:48:04
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    Yup, you bet , they will spin a tax , by calling a fee.

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