Is NYC's big-soda ban racist?
NAACP sues to stop Mayor Bloomberg's plan
- Duration 6:35
- Date Jan 24, 2013
NAACP sues to stop Mayor Bloomberg's plan
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Can I do my thing.
Yes take his -- talk about you actually until it got a -- -- which is about to go into effect in New York City but it has some new opposition that used to be actually for it.
-- -- Against it -- -- before they are against it an anti about that in a second but can we start with this because there's a new study.
Done by banning Daniel Callahan he's a senior research fellow at its called -- Hastings Center.
It's a new paper this week see -- skating he is.
He thinks that it is may be time to start shaming people who are overweight obese fat whatever you want to call it.
And -- that is really the only way we are going to get people to take care of themselves and prevent diseases that are caused by obesity.
Yeah you have any experience with -- -- wanna share.
First -- I just put up that wire all bio ethicists jerks.
Every one of need to talk about euthanasia they're talking about this -- basically talking about bullying.
That people if you -- obesity with promiscuity how quickly would you be fired if he went after a sector that participates in high risk sexual behavior he would not have a job the point is -- fat shaming is bullying at that sending works.
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That came -- -- because of all the mail I would guess that about calling yep that all quiet they'll come -- -- that's free all the way.
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I think I actually -- is completely wrong and how -- -- -- -- and I lost like forty.
And why we surprise last week when you got the call asking you to be the spokesperson for the weight loss product.
'cause I didn't think they knew that I wasn't what -- I -- -- right.
I thought it I know what that was all about what they want to use you now is the -- there and every news that photo is but that was it did that is so -- -- you -- yes yeah saying did you use -- loss rate because of the immediately that if you've gotten.
You know it was after a while you know you're getting kind of tired of people I don't if if I get 90% of my eat some of the -- -- it starts up -- fact that.
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Is that you put up -- he wants in the wall I don't care what we're -- slalom I mean it's nothing like the way it looked.
Action by itself isn't there enough pressure that we put on ourselves rather than having to have a yeah -- at this and say.
I'm -- Try to change your neighbor into losing weight let me ask you this thing is it -- to shame -- neighbor -- -- paying their taxes is pitted chicken and other dogs -- -- he.
I don't have any personal expert I worked.
At all bashful but if you -- somebody they're just gonna go home and eat more because Mary feel badly about themselves I think they need to just come to the realization on their -- like.
You -- yet.
It does give this guy said is to let cigarettes -- -- -- -- the yeah that's rigid people start to regenerate and there's a health -- -- so dire.
That they decide to get a.
Well yeah one thing I think that works better is the incentives in some health insurance plans are giving incentives to people like paper they'll pay for your gym membership or if you go in and you get a regular check up and -- -- -- -- and that way you get a little bit of money back and meet.
I think the incentive for one -- are -- -- would feel.
You're gonna have people and they're not critical factor going to be called block large people -- -- Is coming in -- fat.
-- beat them all class action lawsuit is definitely coming which is why you had Coca-Cola.
Two weeks ago I think is what I think never when they did at that anti obesity -- there and it was like sort of a -- apology for the obesity problem.
That I think was the beginning of what you're.
Going to -- is a new rights -- -- they are just right when Bob thinks that's the.
I don't know the good that the first shot in the big.
The big lawsuit that's gonna come by some brutal price I'm a grandmother and they're out there already is a group to defend that you -- that I have a committee -- the other topic and bring it up -- quick because -- -- like that your opinion on this -- -- NAACP.
They initially -- with Mike Bloomberg and when he announces New York soda -- But now they have joined -- lawsuit against the city king and Spalding is the law firm.
Big soft drink companies.
To stand with seven -- -- saying that the ban is.
Racist -- Wear out any here's the problem in the conference today should take they've received a lot of money from this optic industry for other things they're doing.
-- and could use of their programs are also were found king a sprawling is doing this for Obama for -- ACP.
I think that they really should step back here a little bit let somebody else -- -- he does not have such a direct conflict with his -- and -- -- them.
Why does NAACP get money from the soft incumbent because they give its takeover code is an enormous -- -- -- reach.
Attending my surgery but also a run.
Fitness programs after school programs in urban centers in the and -- -- legal defense -- this lot isn't racist.
It's stupid this is that one of the dumbest things -- Bloomberg has ever done I mean look.
I like to see these groups going after each other at the -- on him -- is always fun to watch but this law is just dumb period.
I -- at it it's one of Bloomberg's I think.
-- -- -- -- Yet you know this really hurts the big soda ban hurts us small people -- in it.
Who use the big gulp cops in baby in when traveling.
It's very handy it really efficient it is about that they can't -- make the point that I think that.
If they thought this is -- they should -- initially I didn't realize that this doesn't apply this law does not apply to place like 7-Eleven.
It only hurts the smaller retailer who runs a smaller retailers the -- And a lot of people that are trying to -- up but the other -- -- -- a Latina but that I.
Yeah but does not turn it's really used outside a bodega is seldom left bodega is a 7-Eleven with the -- I thought it and -- it's amazing what got a million of flowers outside that somehow stayed together in the middle of the day our audience you have that you -- they try to make a dinner of the day is -- delicate tiny -- Berra called -- and I travel -- scope there is nothing you can't get at one of these -- And they -- -- have a -- wanting.
Product is wanting -- by the -- body that you can't buy anywhere else in the country and they're called.
Once these analytical.
One cigarette it is -- -- you are you referring to what I'm wearing the hunt and what's it what you know I -- and let our.