Soda Tax Suggested In California

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 46•09 Mar 5, 2010

California lawmaker Dean Florez has introduced a bill that would tax soda and other sugary drinks one cent for every teaspoon of caloric sweetener they contain. What do you think?

  • “Kids today are crafty. You can tax their favorite drinks all you want, but they'll still find a way to get fat."”

    Cara Stevenson –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Suddenly investing my life savings in a carrot cider company doesn't seem so stupid."”

    Demitri Sclavunos –
    Embossing Machine Operator

  • “They don't have the heart to tax Dad's Root Beer, do they?"”

    Warren Field –
    Jet Channeler