A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Taxes Go Up

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), an idiot, wants to tax each spoon of sugar in sugary drinks in order to reduce the caloric intake of consumers: The measure (HB 5279), introduced Wednesday says, “A 20-ounce bottle of soda contains about 16 teaspoons of sugars. Yet, the American Heart Association recommends that Americans consume no more than six to nine teaspoons of sugar per day.” Even though the manufacturers’ of the sweet drinks are targeted to pay the tax, the text of the bill itself notes Read more […]