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Letters to the Editor for June 14

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Bloomberg’s plan won’t kill anyone, but supersized sodas do Columnist John McLoughlin took a jocular swipe at New York City Mayor Bloomberg [June 8 Gazette]. He joined a shadowy business group that recently mocked the mayor in a full-page ad in The New York Times as a “nanny” politician. Mr. McLoughlin also thought the mayor was laughable and behaving like a nanny for attempting to restrict sugared soft drinks to no more than 16 ounces ...

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June 14, 2012
7:47 a.m.

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ARNOLD Ritterband, MD

Over the years I have heard studies that eggs are bad for you and the study that saccaran was bad now it is sold under the name of aspartane. Where will it end? How about a large pizza being banned because of the cheese? The governments job is not to control our lives remember that old paper The Declaration of Independence? Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness? I am an adult, I can make my own decisions and the decisions for my children I don't need Mayor Doomberg or any government agency making them for me. Stay out of my personal life.

June 14, 2012
7:50 p.m.

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Well stated's hard to believe that ARNOLD received an advanced degree with such a shallow understanding of personal freedoms that we are guaranteed in the USA