Sunday, September 21, 2014
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That's one giant step...for giant steps

That's one giant step...for giant steps

A judge tosses out New Yoirk Mayor Michael Blomberg's giant soda ban, calling it "arbitrary and capricious."

As readers know, I have an opinion on everything, but I'm of two minds on this one. I do think the government can and should take measures, even aggressive ones. to combat obesity, especially since we all pay for it in our taxes, higher insurance costs, etc. But this one always seemed way over-the-top.

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