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Author: arrete Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 734985  
Subject: The fulitliy of banning big sodas Date: 3/16/2013 1:15 PM
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>> If the mayor [Bloomberg] somehow succeeded in reducing the calories people get through soda, they could always get them another way. In a study called “From Coke to Coors,” Cornell University researchers conducted an experiment “in a small American city where half of the households faced a 10 percent [soda] tax and half did not.” They report that “in beer-purchasing households, this tax led to increased purchases of beer.” <<
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2013/03/16/michael...

The substitution effect! I love it.

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Author: JLC Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 675067 of 734985
Subject: Re: The fulitliy of banning big sodas Date: 3/18/2013 9:56 AM
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Not that I expect any logic from libs, but ironically when it comes to abortion the argument is "its my body, its my choice". However, change the subject to food and big government knows better.

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Subject: Re: The fulitliy of banning big sodas Date: 3/19/2013 1:28 AM
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It's definitely fulitll.

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