France goes after fatty snacks with '...

France goes after fatty snacks with 'Nutella tax'

There are 14 comments on the www.wishtv.com story from Nov 15, 2012, titled France goes after fatty snacks with 'Nutella tax'. In it, www.wishtv.com reports that:

Despite an outcry in support of the beloved chocolate and hazelnut spread, the Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would triple the tax on palm and some other vegetable oils in the hope of cutting down on obesity.

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“So it's not you, It's them?”

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#1 Nov 15, 2012
Mon dieu! Now ze want to tax my Nutella! I will not take zis sitting on my derierre!

“New & Improved..”

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#2 Nov 15, 2012
Why don't they just quit all this nonsense and just tax the fat people..

Ohhh, and put a daym expiration date on twinkies for God sake...!

“So it's not you, It's them?”

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#3 Nov 15, 2012
justaguess wrote:
Why don't they just quit all this nonsense and just tax the fat people..
Ohhh, and put a daym expiration date on twinkies for God sake...!
Tax the fat people? Expiration dates on twinkies? Some might think that you have some very dangerous opinions, sir! LOL

“I know where you are,”

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Right here under my thumb

#4 Nov 15, 2012
But yet they leave the "No Shaving & Deodorant Tax" alone?

WTF?

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#5 Nov 15, 2012
It HAD to be the French to something sooo nutty!
ROTFLMAO

Chilli J you're right, I'm upset!

“So it's not you, It's them?”

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#6 Nov 15, 2012
QuiteCrazy wrote:
It HAD to be the French to something sooo nutty!
ROTFLMAO
Chilli J you're right, I'm upset!
You should be upset! After all, it should be all about life, liberty and the pursuit of nuts! First they insisted on doing that surrender to everyone thing and now this! What's next and where does it all end?

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#7 Nov 15, 2012
Chilli J wrote:
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You should be upset! After all, it should be all about life, liberty and the pursuit of nuts! First they insisted on doing that surrender to everyone thing and now this! What's next and where does it all end?
Don't forget those daym ticklers..!!!...I mean what was that..???....lol

“Maiden of Mayhem”

Since: May 08

OMFUG

#8 Nov 15, 2012
Nutella on waffles, mmmmmmm
Orca Winfrey

Medford, NY

#10 Nov 15, 2012
"Steadman!!! Strike France OFF the list of places I want to visit!!!"

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#11 Nov 15, 2012
We need to find a way to tax the stupid politicians who butt in with such absurdity. Maybe they'd act a bit smarter. Or at least try to.
William OReilly

Medford, NY

#12 Nov 16, 2012
Just the first three words had me chuckling!!!

"France goes after..."

Really? When did they EVER go after anything? They are always the first to run!!!!
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#13 Nov 16, 2012
Hey, as long as they leave the hookers be...

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#14 Nov 16, 2012
France: Famous for pate de foi gras. And they're bothered by a jar of Nutella?

“My friends call me Dixie, but”

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#15 Nov 16, 2012
Uh Clem wrote:
France: Famous for pate de foi gras. And they're bothered by a jar of Nutella?
Obese gooses liver is fine, but hazelnuts are dangerous. Makes sense to me.

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