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Is drinking soda injurious to health?

Now that they say sodas increase your risk of heart problems by 50% , I say its time to ban all of them , after all we did it for the smokers!! My point is that one day things like this WILL happen! The grumblings of it are all ready starting!! You have given them the power to limit personal behavior that hurts no one but yourself (ie smoking. And it WILL lead to FOOD bans and other such health . For the good of the Country everyone should be healthy! THERE IS AND NEVER WAS 1 STUDY that proves second hand smoke hurts anyone!!!
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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No, soda should not be banned. People need to have a little common sense and only drink it in moderation. I'm sick of this liberal mindset. "We need to ban soda, guns, fast food etc etc." We need to put a ban on stupidity. Everyone knows these things are not good for you if you overindulge. If you overindulge, shame on you. Not McDonald's or Philip Morris, but take the blame yourself.
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