Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Everybody is complaining about the cost of gasoline, and how much prices have gone up, blah blah blah.

What people should be complaining about is the rising cost of a fricking bottle of coke.*

Why is a can of Sprite, like, 75 cents? Why did it just cost me $1.37 for my fucking 20 oz bottle of coke zero? Why is a large coke from McDonald’s two dollars? WTF?

It’s a bunch of chemicals and sugar -- manufacture them in your huge lab/chemical plant, mix them together, and - bam! – there’s your product. Why is the price jumping? It’s not like Pepsi is dependent on the market price of some limited natural resource to manufacture itself. Not even the “sugar” is natural. Where are the Senate Sub-committees on this?

I call bullshit. *I'm using the word "coke" in the generic. You can insert any carbonated soft drink into the mix if you want: Pepsi, 7-Up, Mountain Dew, etc.

5 comments:

theliterate said...

Drink water instead. It's a lot cheaper ;) (unless you have to buy bottled water. Where I live we have very clean water, so I just drink ordinary tap water).

Shaun "27/4 McDelivery" Singapore said...

Blame Arnie! They're geting ready for fat tax :-(( ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=390171&in_page_id=1770&in_a_source

Shaun on health desk.

Sarah said...

Your Coke Zero labels are different than ours - in fact yours kinda suck - ours are sexy, sleek and black..not that I can say I have actually tried it!

S said...

Oh! I just saw Spaces too and its hideous...that happened overnight cos was not like that yesterday...perhaps the lemmings shall continue to follow you to this cliff!

darci said...

here here ... and by economic law and all that crap, isn't it supposed to get more effecient and cheaper as time goes by!? WTF.