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Rockntractor
03-13-2013, 06:13 PM
The Bloomberg administration filed plans Tuesday to appeal a judge's decision to strike down a ban on the sale of large sugary drinks in New York, setting up what is likely to be a lengthy legal fight that could outlast the mayor's term in office and affect the balance of power at City Hall.

The filing came on the day the banóthe latest of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's aggressive public-health initiativesówas supposed to take effect. Instead, Mr. Bloomberg was reduced to asking restaurant owners to voluntarily comply with the ban, appealing to them to look out for the health of their customers and help the city reduce obesity.
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NJCardFan
03-13-2013, 07:45 PM
However, he doesn't want Cheezits regulated. The fact that this smacks of hypocrisy is lost on most. To simplify, you can't have sugary drinks but he can have all the processed sodium ridden crackers he wants.

Bongo55
03-13-2013, 09:37 PM
Like New York has the cash to throw down for this BS. Dont they have a pension to cover or something?

Rockntractor
03-13-2013, 09:50 PM
Like New York has the cash to throw down for this BS. Dont they have a pension to cover or something?

You really do have a good point, with the economy the way it is and after the enormous cost from the hurricane, why is this ass clown costing people on both sides of this all this cash, their is seriously more important things right now to put money into.