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NY Democrat Lawmakers Push Bill to
Make Tide Pod Look ‘Less Appetizing’

Breitbart Big Government, by Katherine Rodriguez

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/8/2018 10:30:41 AM

Two New York state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would ban manufacturers from making laundry detergent pods that look edible. New York City Democrats State Sen. Brad Holyman and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas introduced legislation Tuesday in Albany that would prohibit manufacturers from making detergent pods that look like candy or other edible items, the Associated Press reported. The bills, proposed in the New York State Assembly and Senate, would require detergent packets to be one color, have packaging that is not see-through, and carry warnings about the risk of poisoning if pods are ingested. “Bright colored detergent pods look like candy, they look

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Good. Grief. Democrats doing what they do best. Passing a ridiculous law that will never stop stupidity. All they do is reactionary that never solves any problems but creates more control by the government.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scrubber, 2/8/2018 10:34:50 AM     (No. 11537406)

Only a democrat. ONLY a democrat.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: antidem, 2/8/2018 10:36:14 AM     (No. 11537412)

So tired of the nanny state. Pity we can’t outlaw stupidity.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: helibobber, 2/8/2018 10:38:36 AM     (No. 11537419)

Taxpayers actually pay these people? Are you kidding me?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bobgray2, 2/8/2018 10:43:43 AM     (No. 11537433)

So make it look like broccoli.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry, 2/8/2018 10:46:25 AM     (No. 11537443)

Print a skull and crossbones on them with a poison warning but let them come with Little Dipper packs of ranch dressing and an online application for the Darwin Award.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: liberty316, 2/8/2018 10:49:30 AM     (No. 11537450)

What do you expect? They HAVE to protect the people stupid enough to vote for them or they will loose power...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 2/8/2018 10:50:57 AM     (No. 11537454)

What a brilliant marketing strategy, make your product look as ugly as possible. 1) You could print Schumer´s face on each pod. 2) You could accept the inevitable and make them peppermint flavored to cover that yucky soap taste.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 2/8/2018 10:52:46 AM     (No. 11537458)

How about passing a bill to get mental health treatment for anyone who would eat one of these pods. Who knows what that might prevent down the line.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: 100percenttexan, 2/8/2018 11:00:46 AM     (No. 11537474)

My idea was to put Nancy Pelosi´s face on the packets. Make sure she has on bright red lipstick and is smiling. That would scare anyone away.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Wetenschapper, 2/8/2018 11:04:14 AM     (No. 11537482)

One possibility that doesn´t seem to have been considered is adding denatonium benzoate, the most bitter substance known, to the detergent capsule. It´s already used in such products as nail polish remover and denatured alcohol to discourage people from consuming them. It´s also the active ingredient in some animal repellents and anti-nail-biting preparations. This substance is vile-tasting enough that nobody should be able to choke one down.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 2/8/2018 11:06:55 AM     (No. 11537488)

Maybe they could work to cut government costs and reduce taxes rather than this foolishness.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared, 2/8/2018 11:13:32 AM     (No. 11537500)

This is only the beginning of an attack on cleaning products. What´s next, Brillo and dryer sheets?
Oh the Humanity!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ginadee, 2/8/2018 11:36:55 AM     (No. 11537543)

Oh for gosh sakes. For the little kiddies, mom and dad need to keep all things potentially dangerous up and away from little ones. I had child proof latches put on some of my cupboard doors. Form the laundry room I had a high shelf installed for potentially harmful items. Now if the older kids think this is a fun thing partaking of the harmful pod tasting, then let them get a really bad tummy ache or worse. Maybe then they will rethink their foolishness.
As for the lawmakers, is this what the voters sent you to Washing to do???

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Reply 14 - Posted by: pinger, 2/8/2018 11:46:24 AM     (No. 11537573)

Perhaps if they were to print a likeness of Chuckie, "Crumbs," and Mad Maxine on each pod the problem would quickly disappear.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dvc, 2/8/2018 11:48:49 AM     (No. 11537577)

Now about making laundry soap no look like blueberry syrup. I have frequently been so confused by this.


/s off

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Reply 16 - Posted by: strikingviking, 2/8/2018 11:51:23 AM     (No. 11537582)

Require English proficiency for resident aliens.

Stop lottery and chain migration policies and instead adopt a merit based immigration policy based on the Canadian model.

Support remedial English programs in high-need neighborhoods.

Don´t promote students to a higher grade if they haven´t attained the required literacy level.

When people can read the labels, they won´t have to rely on the labels design to figure out what´s inside.

Of course, no self-respecting Democrat would ever vote for any of the above suggested policies. Racist, doncha you know.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Hotrod, 2/8/2018 11:52:17 AM     (No. 11537587)

If a teenager doesn´t know the difference between candy and soap, their momma needs....well, never mind!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Highlander, 2/8/2018 12:26:18 PM     (No. 11537653)

Leave the Pods alone. How else are we going to clean the gene pool?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: SALady, 2/8/2018 12:39:48 PM     (No. 11537662)

You simply can NOT legislate stupidity away!!!!!

You also can NOT stop teenagers from doing STUPID things by passing laws!!!!!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: volksford, 2/8/2018 12:41:10 PM     (No. 11537665)

Should be a three day waiting period for these pods and they certainly should be locked up and away from the kids. A good pod safety course would be beneficial for owners.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/8/2018 2:02:51 PM     (No. 11537757)

Nanny goobermint in action, protecting people from themselves. Personal responsibility, what a concept. Common sense, what another concept.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: vegasgrump, 2/8/2018 2:46:46 PM     (No. 11537788)

It actually looks like Obama´s logo

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Reply 23 - Posted by: joew9, 2/8/2018 3:36:32 PM     (No. 11537818)

I often listen to really clean music on my Tide Pod.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: retiree, 2/8/2018 3:53:30 PM     (No. 11537838)

I, for the life of me cannot understand why anyone would want to bite into those pods. What in world is wrong with the youth of today? And these are the ones who will be representing us in the future. (If they have a future)

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Reply 25 - Posted by: citizen, 2/8/2018 4:50:37 PM     (No. 11537887)

Stamp Mad Maxine´s mug on the pods. boo!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: oldsfc, 2/8/2018 5:03:26 PM     (No. 11537896)

#24, they do it cause they´re stuck on stupid. And since liberals say you can´t be held accountable for your own stupidity, they libs pass laws blaming everyone except the morons.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: anonymous, 2/8/2018 5:21:58 PM     (No. 11537917)

To a child, they look like candy. Even to an unsuspecting adult they can look tasty. They´re convenient because there´s no messy powder or liquid spilling everywhere. Maybe they should put spikes on the surface of the pod to deter consumption.

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