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Well something is rotten in the state of -- of that nation introducing the world's first tax on fatty foods that's tax supplies.
-- any food containing more than 2.3 percent saturated fat and consumers there.
Cleaned out store shelves before the tax went into effect over the weekend -- Mimi Roth gets her way that tax well actually come here with a vengeance.
She is a certified health counselor and founder of action against obesity and has been too long me because I love.
Yeah did you -- -- thinks I really don't believe -- is at all.
So let's just how they've it's a three dollar tax for every key -- of butter milk cheese meat and we should do that here.
It's about it's about a dollar for every pound of saturated animal fat to be one of bucket of the art -- -- for every key low.
I can go ahead of them that are okay so to be buyer butter and here I didn't think of them anyway anyway it's a lot of extra money.
OK -- -- has been a lot of work with the Danes have you.
Work with the Danes in what way people on.
That the wind turbine company.
Is -- -- in no I haven't.
Some of the day.
Doing something right on the on the servants of the most attractive people in the world the -- come out -- I know I got up and down market opening his beautiful city.
And I think they -- they are lovely people so why did an attack like -- -- happen -- -- -- why -- they -- It because.
They're doing it a hard have a candy tax attacked alcohol tobacco unique every -- every -- something called a Danish.
That was a and I think after -- Englander -- and EU can't eat that occasionally it just means.
That the company who produces it can reduce the saturated fat -- -- not a bad idea if you consumer want to bite it's full of saturated fat you -- a little -- Don't you just brought in the concerned I think the bottom line is the best what if the consumer doesn't want if the consumer wants to follow everything you and and by -- -- -- terrific device on how to eat more helpfully if you do that fine but you shouldn't be forced by the government and do it.
It's it's it's that we're picking up the tab for everybody I'm not then you get into the whole thing.
Why not tax everything that's on -- they want to have a a skateboard tax or -- eTech.
Our penalty anything unhealthy you do my movie should I tax penalties for risky behavior might pay a higher insurance premium if you.
Hang glider skateboard and pay any insurance if you -- escape war.
Well the -- usually but I -- applicants can get injured due so for your logic we should be taxing everything that is dangerous for injury -- -- -- as -- -- -- public pay the penalty for most people's -- lifestyle choice of three quarters of our health problems are avoidable by different lifestyle choices well we need to spend -- -- bad and not -- anything just be fed intravenously all those healthy stuff that you -- well because some things happen that I'm not -- Hello this after that that I I don't think about that policy -- come back but.
Think we're picking up the tab for people's unhealthy decisions and I I don't look at the number of some tax crazed person but if we keep paying the price -- -- -- -- -- Three quarters of 700 built 750 billion dollars.
And we gotta be having -- yeah.
Go down that road you're gonna be -- Every thing that injurious to work being and that means everything from from sports to whatever -- The money we -- on the table we're firing police officers and firefighters in Newark.
And teachers when we can maybe tax soda and keep them employed why are we not doing that have it into new we get so in because I don't want to government have any more money for one thing I.
They're banking on -- -- what slightly but on a teacher a fire fire in a police officer -- I think maybe Cory -- tax.
-- should be for paying for government and as little as possible HIB over changing your personal behavior that's something that the individual.
Tri axes were himself.
We both -- people could it by choice live more helpfully I don't care what the trigger is as long as people take better care of themselves to -- offended that tax right -- OK did you sign that and a pledge saying no taxes yet that you're taught not gotten back for an.
Do text but my money I'm going to give you the last word it's a pleasure to have you on the show please -- -- -- to get off I will always come back when you -- -- -- -- and again she does have good advice about how to eat healthy.
Thank you very much.
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