First Lady Engaged in the Battle Against Obesity

January 22, 2010

During President Obama's first year in office, he and the First Lady have used many opportunities to speak about the importance of raising healthy children…

Taxing Groceries and Putting New York Jobs at Stake

January 20, 2010

As families across America are struggling to make ends meet during a recession, we were astonished (or couldn’t believe) to hear that New York Governor…

Something For Everyone

January 19, 2010

Whether it is music, clothing, restaurants, sports teams or food – everyone has their own individual taste. And when it comes to the beverages that…

Let’s Take a Sip to a New Decade with Plenty to Savor

January 11, 2010

It’s a new year, a new decade and no doubt there'll be a wealth of new issues to discuss, and perhaps debate, here at Sip & Savor.
Certainly, there will…

Both Ends of the Spectrum Agree: Soda Tax Bad Idea

September 28, 2009

Well, more and more people are coalescing around the idea that a soda tax is just not a good idea - including folks you might not expect.
And this past…

A Tax on Beverages with Sugar: A Money Grab

September 17, 2009

Sip & Savor has long made the argument that talk about a soft drink tax has far more to do with a money grab by big government to pay for even bigger government…

A Concerned Mom and Those Who've Got Her Back

September 15, 2009

The Americans Against Food Taxes coalition released two new ads this week designed to remind lawmakers that taxing groceries like sugar-sweetened beverages…

Couldn't Say It Any Better

September 14, 2009

"You know, I have heard of sin taxes, but it is a sad day in America when drinking a cola is somewhat equated with a sin. Let me do the parenting in my…

Welcome Words, A Friendly Reminder

September 10, 2009

In his speech on health care reform yesterday, the President gave another eloquent and well-presented set of remarks. Listening to the speech from an admittedly…

Health Reform Shouldn't Fall Flat

September 9, 2009

A wise man once said: "In an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class."
A message worth heeding as the Congress…