Nanny Bloomberg wants NY State to adopt his soda ban so it will affect grocery stores too

Nanny Bloomberg isn’t happy that he can’t regulate his soda ban in grocery stores since they are regulated at the state level, so he’s calling on the State of NY to adopt his soda ban:

CBS NEWS – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is thinking bigger when it comes to his upcoming soda ban. He’s calling on New York State to enact his proposal that will cap the size of sugary drinks sold at restaurants and food courts starting this March.

Beginning next month, the city plans to restrict restaurants, delis, sports venues, movie theaters and many other eateries that fall under the jurisdiction of the city’s health department from selling some sugar-laden beverages larger than 16-ounces in size. Refills will be permitted depending on the establishment. The limits also do not apply to milk-based and alcoholic beverages.

Supermarkets and convenience stores are exempt because they’re regulated by the state, not the city.

Bloomberg , however, said at an unrelated news conference Monday that “the state should do exactly the same thing in stores.”

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office had no immediate comment.


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  • blow it out your butt bloomingidiot. Sorry. Too much? I’m really sick of dictator wannabes.

    • OneThinDime

      Let it rip!

      • badbadlibs

        Ha ha…play on words, right? 😉

    • famouswolf

      LOL. I think I’ve seen you scold people for that sort of language.

      • Almost 😉 I at least didn’t have to use any %&#* this time- although I was thinkin’ about it.

    • Don

      Liberalism is a progressive mental disorder. Bloomberg is living proof. When you look at the democratic party it is hard to find anyone who is not a babbling fool. To be fair,when you look at the RINO leadership its hard to find anyone who isn’t a whining coward. It can only get worse.

  • c4pfan

    This guy is flat out nuts!

  • OneThinDime

    Okay let me see if I have this right. Sodas > 20 oz = bad but Alcoholic Beverages > 20 oz = Good. Wonder when MN’s Gov Dayton the Drunk will be visiting Bloomers in NYC

    • Well, except for the Gov. Dayton part, that’s what I was thinking too!

      • OneThinDime

        Dayton was known as a drunk in the US Senate too!

        • All I could think of was Splash Kennedy, but I know it’s not nice to speak ill about the dead. sigh.

          • OneThinDime

            Good one, Splash Kennedy!

            • I can’t take credit for that one. Got it from Rush years ago. Splash Kennedy and Sheets Byrd were the best names ever.

              • OneThinDime

                So ABC has a new reality show called Splash! Too bad Kennedy is 6′ under, he could have relived his most famous get-away and get-out-of-jail-free crime

            • 3seven77

              Ted Kennedy actually named one of his dogs “Splash”.

          • badbadlibs

            It’s ok to speak ill of the dead when the dead made others dead before he got dead….. yup!

  • 57thunderbird

    Why on God’s green earth would anybody want to live in a totalitarian city like New York City?I have deep concerns for the residents of that city’s mental capacity.

  • Why do I have a feeling he’s got a crapload of money tied up in “SodaStream” stock?

    • lol probably!

      • It makes sense. Buffett owns the railroad that the Keystone Pipeline *would* have been competing against.

  • white531

    Welcome to Socialism.

    • c4pfan

      Socialism? More like a dictatorship!

  • white531

    Bloomberg makes Joe Biden look good.

  • clockwindingdown

    If the people of NY do not kick this tyrant to the curb they deserve everything he does to them.

    This man is the worst of the worst, he and his ilk should be shunned by any society, let a lone our society where freedom is supposed to be. Where are the protest in the streets to have this piece of work committed. He is a bully and should be smacked down, his play ground tactics to control the play ground should not be tolerated.

    Take a stand NY, this type never rests until you submit completely, then you are of no use… fight back while you can!

  • Ray

    Amazing. I take this the way many military took those who protested them, “I may not agree with what they say, but I fought to protect their right to say it.” I don’t drink cola, however I do not think it should be taken away from those who want it.
    This also shows how liberals think, if they don’t like something, they take your right to have it away also.

  • Sandra123456

    Let’s challenge the hypocrite. If he is so concerned about health he should ban drinking alcohol and smoking in NYC.

    • tinlizzieowner

      He’s making too much tax money off alcohol and cigarettes to do that. Cigarettes are something like $70.00 a carton in NYC. Nearly twice what they are here in Florida.
      When the NYC tourists leave Florida, they fill the trunks of their cars with cartons of cigarettes, to keep from having to pay ‘their fair share’ of the taxes these hypocrites voted for, in the first place. Now they will just add 24 oz. soda bottles to the load, if they are ‘banned’ in stores but they will go right on voting ‘Bloomers’ into office.

  • Marridge

    I want him to keep it up. To such an extent that New Yorkers are going to get so frigging tired of him that they will deal with him one way or the other. Throw him out on his a$$.

  • Sunnny1

    Don’t you wonder who in the soda industry hurt his feelings? Waaaaah!!! No soda for anyone!

  • He so badly wants to be queen of New York and make declarations!

  • Dick Parker

    Nanny Nancy Bloomberg can go to hell. How dare you tell me what I can do, say, or think.
    There is something seriously wrong with all you idiots trying to impose your will on those who disagree with you. Who died and made you Lord and Saviour! I have only one, pal, and it sure as hell isn’t you…………. And never will be……….. moron!

  • aPLWBinAK

    I don’t think Mayor Bloomers could care less about the size of your Pepsi. He’s obviously a statist, and I think he’s using these idiotic bans of his as a ‘frog in the boiling pot’ tool. He can’t drop a blanket of Communism down on the Big Apple all at once. He’s doing it incrementally, to slowly get the masses used to the ideas of Big Gubmint controlling every aspect of your lives one small step at a time. Every time he reveals his latest ban, there is the expected wailing and gnashing of teeth, and howls of outrage, but no real action to stop him…..and then it slowly fades into yesterdays news, and he’ll wait just long enough, and then….voila’…..another small part of your live is deemed unacceptable, and his next ban is proposed…..

    • white531

      You get high marks for your comment, because that is exactly what he is doing.

    • Nicholas bennett

      we have a winner,,,right on….lets see blommie was a dem, then a pub, now indy, back to dem…now king this is what happens when you have to much dam money…you wanna play chess with human beings, like georgie porgie soros….the devils friggin spawn

  • Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. C.S. Lewis

  • vinny

    New York will be completely unlivable.

  • Go2Blazes

    Three words: RESTRAINT OF TRADE.

  • white531

    Listen to me for a moment. Don’t hate the man. He is a sentinel for what they have planned. Listen to everything he says. Watch what he does. Plan accordingly.

  • mediaaccess1

    They added new “junk food” taxes in Hungary.

  • snowshooze

    Somebody quick tell Bloomberg:
    One single packet of Kool-Aid makes 1/2 gallon of sugary drink!!!
    This is absolutley un-acceptable and probably dangerous.
    Think of the children.

  • Let’s see now, a dictatorial mayor who is banning salts, sodas, and trans fats, all in a state where it literally is a crime to own most guns. I’m not sure why anybody would want to live in New York these days, except probably criminals. They will be the only ones not having to follow any of these new laws, so they should be happy with their new-found celebrity status. Just shows you how far gone the people in New York are that they just sit there and take this.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Until NY implements a “ban” on Bloomberg, they will continue to have nonsense like this to deal with. What an utter waste of time and resources.

  • Now, are the rest of New Yorkers going to put up with this nonsense? When is Bloomberg going to get some serious push-back?

  • bongobear

    This guy is seriously in need of having his butt whipped.

    • bjohnson55

      True that statement right there!!

  • JungleCogs

    I love the name “Soda Jerk”; it fits him so well.

  • Bloomberg is a joke. Just last week, he announced he wanted to ban EPS (styrofoam) cups and containers because of health impacts and its cost of recycling. Forcing NYC consumers, and now maybe of the whole state, to have to purchase smaller PET bottles of pop will exponentially increase the stream of plastic waste that now needs to be recycled along with the increase in cost to haul away this added material. This would be a boon for food retailers because of their increased margins, but the NYC trashcans will overflow that much faster.

  • mikeinidaho

    New York city has got to be the laughing stock of the country these days! Bloomberg is a puzzy and so are all the wimps in NYC! I hope you all enjoy the tofu and water because if Bloomy gets his way, that’s all you will be allowed to eat.

  • bjohnson55

    Little Nanny BOO BOO wants to control New York State from his penthouse office in New York City. This guy has a power complex in a bad way. When are you New Yorkers going to grow a spine and throw him out?

  • Joengima

    I want to know how many jobs are going to be lost because of Nanny Bloomberg.

    You know maybe it’s time to play the Liberal card and show the victims of Liberal Policies to the public.

  • Nicholas bennett

    poor man wanna be rich, rich man wanna be king, and a king wont be satisfied till he rules everything