A Contra Costa Times reader wrote an opinion piece questioning the wisdom of a soda tax. To read the piece, click here.
Editor’s Insight: This reader astutely observes that unfortunately, this fight is not about a simple tax on soda or even overweight children – it is about the money and the control of our behavior championed by those who think, "We know what is best for you."
Anyone who thinks a soda tax will be used for anything other than padding politicians’ pockets is naïve. 12-20-11 By Elliot Maras