“You folks just don't get it. The government has been robbing the social security fund for years by paying a derisory level of interest and it does NOT want to have to pay any of these excess profits back.
Good to see NYC jumping on an easy bandwagon. Now if they are really serious about saving lives and improving health, they will ban fizzy sugared drinks, cakes and candy. Instead of the three or four lives per year that this law will save, NYC could be saving 30,000.
The Ayatollahs have learned - from the Shah, from the Ukraine, and now from Tunisia and Egypt, that milder forms of oppression can lead to successful revolution. They know that they can never take the boot off the necks of the Iranian people or they will go they way of the Pahlavis.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.