Can They Really Tax Soda?

Can They Really Tax Soda?

In recent years, cities across the country have begun to add an additional tax on sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to reduce their sales. The hope with these taxes is that it will discourage people from buying the drink, and therefore help lower peoples risk of obesity and diabetes. Naturally, this is a very touchy subject for many people who dislike it when the government adds additional taxes onto things.

This all began back in 2014 when Berkeley, California became the first city in the US to put a tax on sugary drinks. The tax was 1 cent for every ounce of the drink. Since then, other cities have followed suite across the nation, which has the soda industry concerned...

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You Win, We Win

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If you think your arrest is the end of your life, you are being a little dramatic and are underestimating far too many people, including yourself. You have the right to be concerned, and stressed, but only a little, and only for a very brief period of time. You should get over that little phase quickly and move on to see why you were wrong to be worried.

You have way more people rooting for you than you might think. All of your friends and family members are going to be there for you in some way or another. Some will be able to help pay for bail or a lawyer. Some will help babysit your children while you are in court. Some may not reach out quite as often, but they are nonetheless rooting for you.

You also have the entire company of Oakdale Bail Bond Store going to bat for you...

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Don’t Give A Cop A Reason To Arrest You

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When a cop stops you for any reason whether on foot or pulled over in a car, you should never intentionally AND unintentionally do or say something that might get them more on edge; this could lead to you getting arrested when you perhaps could have been free to go on otherwise. Never give an officer more reason to suspect something of you. Some helpful tips:

  • Keep your hands in sight.
  • Retrieve documents and items only when you are asked to.
  • Do not raise your voice and yell.
  • Do not run away from the cops.
  • Do not lie.

You may be thinking, “well duh!” right now after reading these, but you might be surprised at how some people react when they are in the presence of a cop. They get nervous because they are intimidated. Just remember to stay calm and collected...

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