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Bloomberg´s soda ban prohibits
2-liter bottles with your pizza
and some nightclub mixers

New York Post, by Brad Hamilton & Susan Edelman

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/24/2013 11:18:55 AM

Take a big gulp, New York: Hizzoner is about to give you a pop. Nanny Bloomberg unleashes his ban on large sodas on March 12 — and there are some nasty surprises lurking for hardworking families. Say goodbye to that 2-liter bottle of Coke with your pizza delivery, pitchers of soft drinks at your kid’s birthday party and some bottle-service mixers at your favorite nightclub. They’d violate Mayor Bloomberg’s new rules, which prohibit eateries from serving or selling sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. Bloomberg’s soda smackdown follows his attacks on

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 2/24/2013 11:21:12 AM     (No. 9193536)

Mayor Bloomers is going out in a blaze of insanity.

The little vontz has lost the last of his marbles.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Antidem, 2/24/2013 11:26:19 AM     (No. 9193547)

Have New Yorkers collectively lost their spines?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jntsrgn, 2/24/2013 11:26:26 AM     (No. 9193548)

What is wrong with people of New York City? Pathetic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: craige, 2/24/2013 11:30:33 AM     (No. 9193550)

Pigs have been shown to be smarter than sheep. Mayor Bloomberg demonstrates this all the time.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bullhead, 2/24/2013 11:30:58 AM     (No. 9193551)

Bloomberg - what a maroon.

Re: His marital status - Has Gracey Manor been renamed "Love Shack"?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 2/24/2013 11:34:33 AM     (No. 9193555)

They are not really capable of inforcing this stupidity. Ignore them and drink what you want where you want.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Vivi, 2/24/2013 11:38:46 AM     (No. 9193566)

If my mayor tried to control what we eat he´d be laughed out of office and probably out of town. Next he´ll be telling New Yorkers how to wipe their ... er... mouths in the correct way after a meal.

Hey New York. We´re laughing at you and your mommy mayor.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/24/2013 11:40:34 AM     (No. 9193568)

The only thing that surprises me these days about New Yorkers is that they aren´t all drinking from a sippy cup or a binky. By law.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: gator, 2/24/2013 11:42:48 AM     (No. 9193574)

Who cares? NYC’ers elected the commie, let them live with their and his idiocy. Just stay out of the south Bloomers.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: horacer, 2/24/2013 11:50:47 AM     (No. 9193582)

Bloomie must hate the working guy. I have a friend who runs a pizza shop. When he runs a special, free 2 liter of soda with a large, his business increases and his driver´s tips increase. Jack up the cost of soda and I´ll bet those delivery guys in NY see a big chunk taken out of their tips.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: gesundheit, 2/24/2013 11:59:44 AM     (No. 9193596)

Apparently, Mayor Bloomberg believes New Yorkers are so mentally handicapped that they can´t figure out they can order as much soda pop as they want simply by purchasing multiple under-16-ounce bottles.

When people order coffee, they order it by the cup, and when they want more they ask for a refill. This is perfectly adaptable to soda pop. How long will it be before New Yorkers, wandering around in their mental fog thirsty for more than 16 ounces of soda pop, figure this out?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/24/2013 12:03:34 PM     (No. 9193604)

Did the city council agree to the nonsense or did bloomy inflict the stupidity all by himself?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: federale, 2/24/2013 12:09:31 PM     (No. 9193612)

Just call Bloomberg "Caesar" and be done with it. Caligula Obama must be envious of this N.Y. Caesar´s power.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tonyl, 2/24/2013 12:16:03 PM     (No. 9193620)

Has Bloomberg been tested for dementia? Talk about government going out of control..

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Reply 15 - Posted by: uno, 2/24/2013 12:17:37 PM     (No. 9193622)

Bloomberg is the kind guy that has to wear a tie to keep the foreskin held back out of sight! By his logic it won´t be long before they limit the size of a large pizza to 6 inches.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 2/24/2013 12:18:41 PM     (No. 9193624)

Note that the smaller-sized bottles cost much more per ounce. I´ve actually seen 2-liter bottles sold more cheaply than the 16-ounce bottles. Nuts.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: MissMolly, 2/24/2013 12:20:49 PM     (No. 9193626)

Previously posted with different headline.

http://lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=724693

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Reply 18 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 2/24/2013 12:21:37 PM     (No. 9193627)

Mussolini on the cheap.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: themotherCO, 2/24/2013 12:22:17 PM     (No. 9193628)

Test

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Safari Man, 2/24/2013 12:26:10 PM     (No. 9193636)

If you live in NYC you deserve this kind of treatment.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 2/24/2013 12:27:10 PM     (No. 9193638)

preschool rules enforced on NYC adults by nanny state bureaucrats lead by the head soda jerker mayor.
It began with trans fats, then salt, then big gulps, now the 2 L bottle. What next...decaf coffee only, tofu a twice a week, unsweetened yogurt 5 times a week.
NYC is now the San Fran of the east.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/24/2013 12:40:41 PM     (No. 9193648)

Liberalism at its very finest! That´s right you liberal asshats! This is YOU!! This is what you want. This is what you get. Live with it and keep your your hands out of my pockets and stop telling me what to do and how to live. In short, Go To H.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: NMPatriot, 2/24/2013 12:52:33 PM     (No. 9193660)

Little man syndrome mayor needs his butt kicked and any thirteen year old could do it!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: italianlooks, 2/24/2013 1:03:26 PM     (No. 9193674)

This man is having a nervous breakdown!

He is not rational!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 2/24/2013 1:06:03 PM     (No. 9193677)

Why stop at soda ?
Shouldn´t Bloomberg also ban beer , bottles of wine and liquor if he´s so concerned about health ?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: beca, 2/24/2013 1:17:49 PM     (No. 9193690)

agree #20.......when are nyers going to stand up to this little hitler....what the H gives him the right.....

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Reply 27 - Posted by: kono, 2/24/2013 1:30:55 PM     (No. 9193720)

Mayor Bloomberg, you are an elected servant, not a benevolent dictator. Go ____ ________ (and the ho´s you rode in on).

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/24/2013 1:32:00 PM     (No. 9193722)

Yes, as others have commented, it appears the Mayor of NYC has become irrational - because his edicts make absolutely no sense- and have absolutely no impact on what he is trying to solve ( in his mind ) - For a man with a financial empire, he cannot figure out that 16oz + 16oz = 32oz // very sad //

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Reply 29 - Posted by: franq, 2/24/2013 1:34:34 PM     (No. 9193726)

Next, the "Physical Jerks". Smith, Winston! Keep in time! 1,2,3,4...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: bob913, 2/24/2013 1:46:36 PM     (No. 9193747)

How is this in anyway legal?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: veritas, 2/24/2013 2:26:55 PM     (No. 9193776)

A petty tyrant is still a tyrant.

Hey, somebody in Virginia, send the Commonwealth´s flag to New York´s oppressed.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/24/2013 2:28:58 PM     (No. 9193780)

I was not aware a mayor had the power to order your dinner.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: MissGrits, 2/24/2013 2:35:52 PM     (No. 9193791)

Let a conservative or a Christian mention something like saving babies in the womb or abstinence and the left is the first to yell "stay out of my private life"! Here, they roll over and play dead about a 2 liter drink. Go figure!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: CaptainChuck, 2/24/2013 4:52:31 PM     (No. 9193893)

The ban does not apply to sugar free drinks such as Tab, Diet-Rite, Diet Dr. Thunder, etc.

A number of artificial sweeteners are available, so let´s not hear any nonsense about artificial sweeteners peddled by Big Sugar.

If Government ever did anything useful, they should end the ban on cyclamates. Big Sugar funded the study that led to banning cyclamates. Those results have never been independently verified. Canadians drinking cyclamates are not seeing an increase in cancer rates.


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Reply 35 - Posted by: helibobber, 2/24/2013 5:40:35 PM     (No. 9193942)

Where are we, Russia? People in NYC need to get a grip and say enough of this BS. Freedoms are being taken away every day by the progressives. I say enough!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: billa, 2/24/2013 5:53:54 PM     (No. 9193967)

Coca Cola, Pepsi, every sugar drink maker, every restaurant, bar, hot dog stand, fast food restaurant and any seller of beverages should sue in both a class action suit and individually against Bloomberg. Keep him in litigation long after he is gone, clog up the entire court system and totally bankrupt NYC in the first year of filing.

Even if the cases lose it would cost the city so much money and time, absolutely no other city would dream of doing this, other than maybe SF.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/24/2013 7:05:25 PM     (No. 9194053)

#11, see #16. It is a LOT less expensive buying in bulk. And if you have a big party, it is stupid that one cannot get a large pitcher or 2 liter bottles to serve everyone more efficiently.

Yes, bring back cyclamates! The FDA is not holding it up due to cancer anymore. It is holding it up for political reasons. Which is too bad because it is the only non-sugar sweetener that tastes good and has no after-taste. Maybe I should move to Canada. It sounds like they are freer than us now.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/24/2013 7:16:27 PM     (No. 9194063)

By the way, S.F. is nothing like N.Y.C. in this respect. Sure, they banned plastic bags at grocery stores but they don´t control your food like Nanny Bloomberg, the Tyrant, does. S.F. is still free compared to NYC.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 2/24/2013 7:45:17 PM     (No. 9194091)

Oh my as if the pizza place can´t then have specials on say 4 16 oz containers with glass serving mugs or send 16 oz glass bottles with each delivery.
They could do as the gun companies and refuse to sell them to government employees or to close out the public when the obe wants to party.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Brian D. Paasch, 2/24/2013 8:07:46 PM     (No. 9194114)

He is a reflection of the voters in a democracy. Fifty percent plus one gets whatever it wants. I assume they are happy with what they got. (When two wolves and a sheep vote on what´s for lunch, the sheep should take comfort in that the election result was "decisive"!!)

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Reply 41 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/24/2013 10:26:03 PM     (No. 9194232)

This should be just great for the tourism industry. Way to go, Bloomberg.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/25/2013 1:38:20 AM     (No. 9194362)

This is how regressive demonrats work. They chip away a little at a time and before you know it, all your rights are gone.

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Jeb Bush said Wednesday he´s "thinking about running for president," in his most direct statement yet about a possible 2016 run. The former Florida governor spoke at a Catholic school benefit in New York Wednesday morning. He previously has said he´ll make a decision on whether to run for president before the end of this year, making clear that he was considering the possibility. But his comments on Wednesday appeared to be more direct. Asked what his "immediate plans" were, he said, according to an attendee: "I´m thinking about running for president." The answer was met with applause and a standing ovation, after

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
Not of Men and Women´

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 10:53:27 AM     Post Reply
It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

38 Republican lawmakers put aside differences
for lawsuit challenging legality of Obamacare

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Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 5:20:31 AM     Post Reply
Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers, including such unlikely bedfellows as John McCain of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas, have joined to support a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Affordable Care Act and accusing the president of repeatedly ignoring the law he signed for political reasons. The lawmakers have signed onto a legal brief in support of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican who is asking a federal court to overturn Obamacare’s special treatment for members of Congress and their staffs. “The unlawful executive action at issue in this case is not an isolated incident,” the brief

The Five’s Beckel Rips Bolling
for Laughing at Climate Science:
‘You Are a Total, Complete Jerk!’

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Mediaite, by Matt Wilstein    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/23/2014 8:29:47 AM     Post Reply
Today is Earth Day. Fox News’ The Five opened its show with a nearly 15 minute segment titled “Earth Day Hysteria.” The goal appeared to be to prove that scientists’ warnings about climate change are overblown and should be ignored if not outright mocked and co-host Eric Bolling was the ringleader of the effort. But he found an adversary in Bob Beckel, who challenged the status quo by presenting actual data on the rise of CO2 levels from NASA, of all places. But before Beckel got to his chart, Bolling took some time to “praise” President Barack Obama for what

Justice Sotomayor: Affirmative
Action ‘Opened Doors in My Life’

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WPRO Radio [E. Providence, RI], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2014 12:30:26 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON -- In a dissent to Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action programs in its public colleges, Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks from experience about the complex impact of such programs on her own life. Sotomayor’s 58-page dissent, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has one theme: Race matters. (Snip) She takes a dig at Chief Justice John Roberts who wrote once, “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discrimination on the basis of race.” Sotomayor says: “It is a sentiment out of touch with reality.” Sotomayor says, “Race matters.


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