Skip to comments.Bloomberg’s next targets: Sweet tea, energy drinks, fruit juices
Posted on 06/06/2013 4:07:40 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Michael Bloomberg and his battle against bulging waistlines are targeting new villains: sweet tea, energy drinks and fruit juices.
New York Citys health department launched a series of TV and bus ads on Monday that warn people about the high sugar content in drinks that are seemingly healthy.
The ads cost about $1.4 million and are part of a pouring on the pounds campaign that dates back to 2009, The Daily Mail reports.
One of the television ads shows a young boy happily slurping on a juice box. The scene takes a dramatic turn when it flashes to what appears to be a patient being operated on with the words amputation, heart attack, vision loss and kidney failure appearing on the screen. The patient then flatlines
Fruit-flavored drinks are not a healthy choice, a voiceover says after the cheerful music resumes, instead suggesting that parents should switch out their unhealthy drinks with water, seltzer, skim milk and fresh fruit.
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Nanny State PING!
It’s a wonder I haven’t flat lined years ago.
It’s nice to know New York has millions to waste on this BS.
Sweet Tea?! That’s evil! New Yorkers seem to like it. They vote for him and don’t pitch his butt out.
....does the mayor have an expiration date? ...tiresome little twit.
Bloomberg is turning NYC into one of those crappy, dreary prison camps described in Glenn Beck’s “Agenda 21” novel.
Fresh fruit that comes from every Country but ours. Tea means Rush is on list also.
I would love to see him get run over by a bus, so some bystander can say, “Damn dude. You shoulda banned buses!”
Poor ole Bloomie—he really needs to get a life of his own, and leave the rest of us alone.
>>Sweet Tea?! Thats evil! New Yorkers seem to like it.
When I lived in that part of the country, I’d order sweet tea everywhere and get a blank look followed by some comment about the south (yes, i have a slight accent).
Michael Bloomberg: Fascist.
Talk about grotesque lies! Implication: drinking juice equals death. What brazen evil these commie bastards concoct!
It’s all about control of the people—period.
My sentence was a mess, I am grammar challenged. :p
I was meaning New Yorkers liked Bloomberg.
Yeah, my first dinner at the in-laws I was asked what I would like to drink, I asked for iced tea...brother, you would have thought I farted really loud or something with the way they looked at me!
I talk a little funny, too :)
Shame East Germany isn’t still around. This fool would have been a great dictator there.
Skim milk has the healthy fat removed but all the sugars in. Idiots.
Banning things doesn’t work — NYC is becoming a “dry” city. Soon there will be black market donuts. People baking cookies in their bathtubs. Speakeasies serving illicit chocolate milk and orange juice!!
I think Bloomberg is mentally ill. No sane person would seek to control others to such a degree...unless he thinks others are his cattle.
I think every single democrat believes that we should be controlled like cattle. just look at how democrat congressmen attacked the tea party victims of the IRS in the hearings. look at how every democrat politician voted for Obamacare that is 15,000 pages of government control, lois Lerners in charge of our healtcare etc.