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Nanny MacBloomberg Will Only Take My ‘Big Gulp’ From My Cold Dead Hands

Mayor Bloomberg’s fondness for social engineering initiatives has taken another misstep. Fortunately, there are 576 days remaining in the Nanny MacBloomberg era. New Yorkers, except for those possessing utter contempt for obese people, are opposed to his proposal restricting the … Continue reading

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Feds Reject City Plan to Ban Food Stamps for Soda

Late last week, the USDA informed Mayor Bloomberg that the Department has rejected the city’s proposal to bar New York City’s food stamp recipients from buying soda and other sugary drinks with their benefits. Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, … Continue reading

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