Jon Stewart helpfully points out that under proposed New York City and State laws, “This soda (more than 16 ounces) is twice as illegal as this much weed (a single ounce).”
Weed is a gateway drug to Soda.
Look at Mayor Michael Bloomberg, standing behind a podium, as he so often does in his job. It’s in that upright posture that he’s spoken about bans on smoking, trans-fats, and now large containers of sweetened liquid. Perhaps it is all an elaborate attempt to distract us from something even less healthy. For elsewhere in New York, countless workers toil at the machine that helped their namesake become a billionaire — the Bloomberg terminal, ubiquitous in finance. And get this: almost all of them are sitting down.
Yes, they are seated.
And “over a lifetime, the unhealthful effects of sitting add up,” The New York Times Magazine reported last April in a story titled, “Is Sitting a Lethal Activity.” […]
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with this logic you’ll probably want to go ahead and ban Tumblr too…
It was too HOT this summer to commit any crimes in the city this year…