Bloomberg's Folly

Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling said in the NY Post that Bloomberg's soda law was "discriminatory because it would apply only to businesses regulated by the city and would not treat all sugary drinks equally." Tingling is correct in blocking Bloomberg's folly ,but his reasons are as irrelevant as most legal wrangling.  The real reason the law should be turned down is because it is dictatorial and has no right to be enforced.  It's enough that Bloomberg is a billionaire and that he is our mayor; now he wants to be in charge of our diet.  I wish he'd keep his spoon out of my porridge.  He is no exemplar of the body beautiful.  I think I have a better physique than him, and I am sixty-five.  I'm certainly taller than he is.  Maybe I should insist that he go on a regimen of crunches, pull-ups, dips, push-ups, weights, and stretching. If the government can stop sugary drinks, it is just a hop, skip, and a...(Read Full Post)