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Burger King continues to try to keep with rivals with a summer launch of its latest fast food item, a bacon-flavored ice cream sundae. The company hopes to mimic the gigantic success of Taco Bell's Doritos Locos and the kind of hype McDonald's generates with its periodic launches of McRib sandwiches. But with 510 calories and 61 grams of sugar, the dessert stands a chance of hitting obesity-gadfly Michael Bloomberg's radar.
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  • bbro
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    Sounds yummy for us Southerners...
    13 Jun 2012, 11:50 AM Reply Like
  • Noreika
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    Haha! I was thinking the same thing!

     

    I heard about chocolate cake with bacon on it, but never tried it.
    13 Jun 2012, 12:38 PM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    really...it sounds terrible to me...
    13 Jun 2012, 11:52 AM Reply Like
  • warrenrial
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    That's because it is.
    13 Jun 2012, 05:08 PM Reply Like
  • GaltMachine
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    Man, if I had Bloomberg as my Mayor, I think I would move.
    13 Jun 2012, 11:57 AM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    Really? I'd have thought you'd like being surrounded by slim, healthy folk.

     

    To each their own I guess.
    13 Jun 2012, 12:04 PM Reply Like
  • GaltMachine
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    kmi,

     

    Funny, Hitler had the same ideas when it came to health so maybe that explains why it raises my hackles so much. Fat people don't bug me.

     

    Anyway, I believe in personal freedom and personal choice and I guess you don't. You can inform all you want about the dangers of anything but when you start down this path, where does it stop?

     

    It is none of my business what my fellow American chooses to eat.

     

    As for Bloomberg, if this is one of his top priorities as Mayor, with all the issues we face as a country, then I suggest he has run out of useful ideas and should move on.
    13 Jun 2012, 12:41 PM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    Ever hear about Godwin's Law?

     

    You might find this amusing...

     

    http://bit.ly/rztitO
    13 Jun 2012, 12:46 PM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    "Perhaps companies will want to put wind turbines atop bridges and skyscrapers, or use the enormous potential of powerful off-shore winds miles out off the Atlantic Coast, where turbines could generate roughly twice the energy," Bloomberg told the summit.
    It would be a "thing of beauty, if when Lady Liberty looks out on the horizon, she not only welcomes new immigrants to our shores, but lights their way with a torch powered by an ocean windfarm," Bloomberg declared."
    http://bit.ly/KUTd6n

     

    Yup he is one heck of a genius.
    13 Jun 2012, 01:09 PM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    You have no idea, clearly, if you think Bloomberg's efforts at improving the city's energy efficiency have gone to naught.
    13 Jun 2012, 01:35 PM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Kmi,

     

    My point is that Bloomberg has a history of speaking authoritatively on subjects he has no clue about.

     

    Windmills on bridges? Skyscrapers? LOL!

     

    Nothing more dangerous than a person who thinks they know it all and don't know that they don't.
    13 Jun 2012, 03:06 PM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    I understood your point, but I don't have enough tiime to show you how wrong you are.
    13 Jun 2012, 06:31 PM Reply Like
  • GaltMachine
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    "I understood your point, but I don't have enough tiime to show you how wrong you are."

     

    I greatly appreciate you not doing that. Thank you.
    13 Jun 2012, 07:30 PM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    1. Greener greater buildings plan
    http://on.nyc.gov/HhZnIV

     

    2. NYC triples solar
    http://on.nyc.gov/MIdkj7

     

    3. Some initiatives for energy efficiency by Bloomberg here
    http://on.nyc.gov/MIdkj7

     

    4. NYC first at buying hybrid street sweepers, and the city is currently saving $32 million annually from energy efficiency retrofits in 143 municipal buildings.
    http://bit.ly/MIdkjc

     

    5. Wind turbines now operational in the city, http://bit.ly/LM20qs
    (this is a unit I have considered putting on my properties as well)

     

    6. Issued RFPs for solid waste to energy
    http://bit.ly/MIdhE0

     

    7. Examples of wind turbines on skyscrapers
    http://bit.ly/LM1Y1F

     

    Bloomberg knows precisely what he is talking about but he is a terrible public speaker.
    14 Jun 2012, 06:17 AM Reply Like
  • Swliv
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    And what about that great new Dire Straits (I think) song-ad? Know nothing about the ad but the song made for a welcome moment.

     

    Yeh, the bacon shake ... did give me a chuckle. Thank g** for Bloomberg. SOME sanity.
    13 Jun 2012, 12:06 PM Reply Like
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