“BOSTON (CBS) – Mayor Tom Menino is set to issue an executive order to ban the sale of sugary drinks on Boston city property.
Menino is expected to make the announcement at City Hall before noon. The mayor’s office said Menino is issuing this order because of the link between sugary drinks and rising obesity rates and health care costs.
The mayor hopes the city takes steps over the next six months to phase out the sale of sugary beverages on city property.
We expect the mayor to release more details about the ban at at late morning press conference.” Read more here: Ban Sugary Drinks in Boston
Nannyism defined by the Urban dictionary: When people do what they can to ban everything that they feel COULD cause harm. Nannyism:Eliminate schoolyard games such as dodge ball because it can be to violant or tag because it can hurt feelings of other children. Games children have fun playing yet some adults feel there to much.
It is also called “liberal fascism” or “totalitarianism” and it’s a dangerous trend. Read that view here: liberal fascism
Liberals view it as a way of protecting the health of Americans especially now that they hope to provide affordable healthcare through Obamacare. It can only be affordable if people and their choices are controlled.
Other examples are Mayor Bloomberg banning smoking: NYS banning the feeding of wild animals/birds ANYTHING: one Democratic lawmaker in New Mexico wants to tax televisions and video games to raise funds to fight childhood obesity and improve education in the state.
Not to be outdone is one Brooklyn Democrat’s proposed legislation: “No owner or operator of a restaurant in this state shall use salt in any form in the preparation of any food for consumption by customers of such restaurant, including food prepared to be consumed on the premises of such restaurant or off of such premises,” the bill, A. 10129 , states in part.
The legislation, which Assemblyman Felix Ortiz , D-Brooklyn, introduced on March 5, would fine restaurants $1,000 for each violation.