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Re: “Oakland Celebrates Soda Tax Victory as 'Huge Win Over Corporations'

It's not a poor tax and working out doesn't fight obesity. Diet is the only thing that controls obesity. This is a lifestyle tax. If you choose to live an unhealthy lifestyle you must pay higher taxes. Otherwise when you get the inevitable diseases that come as a result of your poor life choices you will be a burden on healthy taxpayers. Surgery drinks & smoking tobacco are in no way necessities. They are unhealthy optional luxury indulgences that lead to diseases. Tax payers shouldn't have to pay for others bad choices.

Posted by Thomas Ford on 11/12/2016 at 1:23 PM

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