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NYC appeals ruling striking down soda size limit
FOX News ^ | March 29, 2013 | Associated Press

Posted on 03/30/2013 12:04:57 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

New York City is asking appeals judges to reinstate a ban on supersized sodas and other sugary drinks, which was struck down by a Manhattan judge the day before it was to go into effect.

The city had vowed an appeal and said Thursday that lawyers had filed it late Monday.

In his decision on March 11, State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling said the 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sweet drinks arbitrarily applies to only some sugary beverages and some places that sell them.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: appeal; bloomingidiot; bloominidiotberg; bloomturd; bullystate; health; michaelbloomberg; nannystate; obesity; sodaban

1 posted on 03/30/2013 12:04:57 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; Alia; altura; ...

Nanny State PING!


2 posted on 03/30/2013 12:05:27 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Is the big gulp soda really the most compelling health issue in NYC? Will a ban really impact anything? Has government gotten to the point it really wants to micromanage soda consumption? This is what city lawyers want to clog the courts with? Does Bloomberg have any idea that 99 percent of the citizens think he’s a jackass?


3 posted on 03/30/2013 12:10:50 PM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Because NYC just can’t waste enough of their taxpayers money trying to control them! I bet the Clymer in charge would love it if he had control of their groceries from the store to their door!


4 posted on 03/30/2013 12:13:45 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: AtlasStalled

Ironically, 7-Eleven’s Big Gulp was exempted from this ban.


5 posted on 03/30/2013 12:15:38 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Mastador1

The law wasn’t stupid enough they spend money to defend it.

Something wrong with those New York folks.


6 posted on 03/30/2013 12:17:06 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Ironically, 7-Eleven’s Big Gulp was exempted from this

Is that because they aren't a "restaurant" by some obscure NYC legal definition? Or is this another case of crony capitalism?

7 posted on 03/30/2013 12:19:47 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Venturer
Bloomin` Idiot-

Bloomy got lotsa lead in his water.

8 posted on 03/30/2013 12:21:21 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Marchione.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Nanny Bloomers will show those rebellious New Yorkers who decides how much soda they get to drink!!!!!

Oh! Wait.....


9 posted on 03/30/2013 12:23:18 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Fat chance...


10 posted on 03/30/2013 12:25:05 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Venturer
Something wrong with those New York folks.

The North Koreans and Iranians are threatening to blow up the whole world, and these dip sticks are worried about how much soda people drink. These slime sucking scum bags are nothing but a bunch of idiots.

11 posted on 03/30/2013 12:25:06 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: Venturer

well they did keep putting Mayor Clymer back in office so I guess they want someone to control their every act. Just another good reason to avoid NYC.


12 posted on 03/30/2013 12:26:37 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: AtlasStalled

It’s not about health with him, it’s about asserting his power. He bans smoking, soda, eating, guns, and everything else under the sun (0n average he bans something new once a week) yet he constantly promotes bike riding which kills more and more people every year, the most famous death being the sister of Alan Dershowitz who was crushed by a UPS truck around 2 years ago.

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/jury-clears-driver-accident-killed-defense-lawyer-alan-dershowitz-sister-in-law-article-1.1163764

So in other words, don’t smoke, don’t drink big soda, eat fatty foods, o this or that or have a gun, but telling school kids that riding a bike around multi-ton trucks, speeding taxis is OK.

Here’s one I read about last week...........

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Brooklyn-Bicycle-Accident-Rider-Killed-New-Utrecht-Avenue-196534731.html


13 posted on 03/30/2013 12:27:01 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: AtlasStalled
Is the big gulp soda really the most compelling health issue in NYC? Will a ban really impact anything? Has government gotten to the point it really wants to micromanage soda consumption? This is what city lawyers want to clog the courts with? Does Bloomberg have any idea that 99 percent of the citizens think he’s a jackass?

Answers in order: "No". "Yes - every time a ban like this goes into effect, a bit more freedom is lost and politicians become a bit more powerful". "Yes - the government wants to micromanage every part of our lives". "Why not - lawyers care more about billing and double-billing than what's right". "No, but if he wasn't so full of himself to be able to miss that he's a jackass, he wouldn't really care because he can always impose a ban on that kind of thought".

14 posted on 03/30/2013 12:27:51 PM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

What a waste of freakin time, money, resources

All the problems NYC has and they wallow in this crap


15 posted on 03/30/2013 12:29:36 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Bloomie’s gonna go to the mat over this one.


16 posted on 03/30/2013 12:37:21 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
that enema nozzle of a mayor down there should be using his OWN MONEY for defending his OWN edicts and NOT taxpayers money!!!
17 posted on 03/30/2013 12:40:47 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

If Bloomberg were smart, he’d let the ruling stand. By appealing it, he’s keeping it in the news.

Not that I mind him not being smart.


18 posted on 03/30/2013 12:41:06 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
It would be nice if the appellate court would give Bloomberg a real lesson such as not only upholding the lower court ruling, but by striking down some of the mayor's authority to regulate, in general.
19 posted on 03/30/2013 12:58:35 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Murder: New York City
20 posted on 03/30/2013 1:05:31 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Justifiable homicide.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Go NYC Go. Idiots

Outlaw murder and theft next. Yous are so smarmy smart.


21 posted on 03/30/2013 1:33:07 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Mark17

You are right, and to add to that, It’s nobody’s friggin business what I choose to drink or how much.

Next they will be telling what time to get up and what time to go to bed.


22 posted on 03/30/2013 2:11:39 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: nascarnation

I’m guessing it’s because they have a good lobbyist.


23 posted on 03/30/2013 2:29:38 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Bloomberg has made his whole career by distracting New Yorkers from rampant crime and unendurable crowding with a lot of smoke and mirrors about firearms and sodas.

New Yorkers deserve to be held in contempt for letting this loudmouth megalomaniac get away with it.


24 posted on 03/30/2013 2:40:22 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: nascarnation

I read it is because the state government regulates state-wide establisments, like 7-11.


25 posted on 03/30/2013 3:21:28 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

In a saner society, Bloomberg would be tarred and feathered by now.


26 posted on 03/30/2013 4:02:56 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: Venturer
Next they will be telling what time to get up and what time to go to bed.

In prison they do that already, and if we keep going in this direction, we may lose enough freedoms, that it will seem like we are in a prison house.

27 posted on 03/30/2013 4:34:31 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: VRW Conspirator

This is a society that has been “public schooled” to the point where it will never stand up to the government over anything.


28 posted on 03/30/2013 10:35:28 PM PDT by Mmmike
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