Yet another reason why I would never choose to live in the Socialist Republic of San Fransisco. On September 20, Mayor Gavin Newsom brought back the Coke Tax which would force every store in San Fransisco to pay a tax if they sold any kind of soft drinks, forcing the price to, you got it, sky rocket. Now the congenial concerned mayor wants this tax on our sweet nectar from heaven to fight the good fight against obesity, because after all, its the damn cokes that make people fat. I mean, we all know that the evil cokes somehow manage to jump off the shelves into the consumer’s hands, pry open the consumer’s mouths, and pour themselves down the consumer’s throats, right? Uuummm, not so much!
Mr. Mayor, why can’t you and your liberal, commie friends leave us alone? We are sick of the so-called hand holding for the so-called “good of the many.” And to make matters worse, writer Andrew S. Ross points out that our President likes the idea saying, “the president considered it ‘an idea we should be exploring.'” So now we have to worry about this kind of tax going national?
Here’s my fear: if the government starts taxing cokes out the wazoo to help “curb obesity” (punishing not only the taxpayers, but businesses as well) what’s to stop them from taxing anything the government deems is bad for you! Good bye cookies, cream, candy bars, and cakes. They are all EVIL!!! I mean God-forbid people actually be allowed to make their OWN decisions and DEAL with consequences good or bad. This is still America, right?