How far will a politician go to get herself some publicity? How much freedom must Americans lose in order to give a politician 15 minutes of fame?
Is there any end to the decision making process that politicians wish to take from citizens in this country?
Is this "nanny state" on steroids?
When the government has an opinion, it has the legal authority to impose its opinion, which is why our founding fathers sought to limit its power. Self serving, short terms politicians will say or do anything to gain votes.
I want to decide, for myself, what I wish to eat or drink.
-Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) introduced this week the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET Act), which aims to institute a tax of one cent per teaspoon – 4.2 grams - of sugar, high fructose corn syrup or caloric sweetener.