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Mayor Bloomberg: "We're Not Banning Anything; It's Called Portion Control"
http://cnsnews.com/blog/ ^ | March 11, 2013 | Fred Lucas

Posted on 03/11/2013 1:25:10 PM PDT by Biggirl

(CNSNews.com) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the large soda ban set to go into effect this month at city restaurants, street vendors and movie theaters is how government tells the public what’s in their best interest. “We're not banning anything. It's called portion control,” Bloomberg said Sunday on CBS’s "Face the Nation." “It's a typical way that companies use to and governments use to explain to people what's in their interest and what isn't.”

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: analprobe; bloomberg; courtdecision; foodppolice; fu; fumb; soda
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To: Biggirl

Sales of “32oz side cups” are expected to falter.


21 posted on 03/11/2013 1:34:04 PM PDT by Zeneta (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.)
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To: Biggirl

Dear Mr. Mayor,
Can you spell Dementia?

Get a check-up!


22 posted on 03/11/2013 1:34:13 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Biggirl

It’s called self control, and why should the citizens exhibit any, when your wonderful government has none?

Is he still banning private food donations to homeless shelters because you might give the homeless a high fat or high salt food? (Two things, btw, that a person exposed to the elements might need to survive better).


23 posted on 03/11/2013 1:35:08 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: MrB
you eritist plick

Perfectly captures who BloomingIdiot really is.

24 posted on 03/11/2013 1:35:38 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Biggirl

It’s not a concentration camp
It’s a labor camp


25 posted on 03/11/2013 1:35:49 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Biggirl
It's a typical way that companies use to and governments use to explain to people what's in their interest and what isn't

What's wrong with using English? Oh, that's right. The "people" may not take your advice.

26 posted on 03/11/2013 1:36:01 PM PDT by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: Biggirl

Dear Mayor Bloomberg:

I am 44 years old and I am perfectly capable of controlling my own darned portions. Leave me alone.

Yours truly,

Rainbow Rising


27 posted on 03/11/2013 1:36:15 PM PDT by Rainbow Rising ("If America was a house, the left would root for the termites." - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: ScottinVA

Nyers are Bloomies....deep down they love goose steppers.


28 posted on 03/11/2013 1:38:26 PM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: MrB

...or put another way:
BLUCK FOOMBERG


29 posted on 03/11/2013 1:40:19 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Biggirl

What is the difference.....really??? Banning or controlling? you are still taking something away from us!!


30 posted on 03/11/2013 1:40:41 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Biggirl

How much portion control should someone exercise when they’re sticking a 1 liter bottle of soft drink up your a$$??!!?


31 posted on 03/11/2013 1:41:33 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: ColdOne

Political people who try to tell me I don’t know what’s good for me have no idea what’s good for them.


32 posted on 03/11/2013 1:42:35 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Biggirl

What we really need are controls on arbitrary and capricious politicians.


33 posted on 03/11/2013 1:42:40 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Biggirl

Did you see Starbucks says, NO THANK YOU to portion control! First time Starbucks has actually done something I approved of!


34 posted on 03/11/2013 1:44:37 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Biggirl

What a lying jerk. Portion control is a term used by restaurants. It is a method used to control costs, not to tell their customers what’s good for them. They use exact portions, especially for the expensive ingredients, and are more generous with the inexpensive ones.

Leave it to a politician to twist the meaning out of all recognition!


35 posted on 03/11/2013 1:45:45 PM PDT by GilesB
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To: VRWCarea51

New Yorkers had portion control in the amount of time a mayor was to serve. Bloomy thought otherwise and made the changes necessary to become mayor again. He is a petty tyrant.


36 posted on 03/11/2013 1:46:37 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I thought it was Provincial Puhtz?


37 posted on 03/11/2013 1:47:01 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Biggirl
mayor doomberg reminds me of this song from repo Man
38 posted on 03/11/2013 1:48:26 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: Biggirl

No. It’s “government control”.


39 posted on 03/11/2013 1:52:20 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Biggirl

Mayor Bloomin’idiot...you’re a moron. Glad there was a judge with more sense than you!


40 posted on 03/11/2013 1:53:27 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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