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NY Soda Ban Gets The Shaft...Errrr...Straw
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NY Soda Ban Gets The Shaft...Errrr...Straw

Months ago, New York's Mayor Bloomberg put into action a Very Serious Plan designed to subvert New York City's life-draining, obesity-encouraging, self-immolating commitment to drinking soda out of containers designed to hold more than 16 ounces of liquid. As of yesterday, the city had its health department trained and ready to perform surprise sting operations on unsuspecting food service establishments across Manhattan as they began their nanny-state crackdown on New York's most pressing danger: dastardly sugary beverages.

03/11/2013
Sin Taxes, Nanny States and the Rejection of Personal Autonomy
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Sin Taxes, Nanny States and the Rejection of Personal Autonomy

A few weeks ago, as my state legislature was gearing up to steal more of our personal liberty pass sensible legislation that benefits the greater good, I saw a tweet roll by from a state legislator in favor of her pet bill - banning smoking in cars while children were inside the car. This tweet stated something to the effect that, "It's not nanny state legislation!

02/27/2013
Bag Statism
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Bag Statism

Busy-body statists and nanny- state meddlers are constantly concocting short sighted schemes to take choices and liberties out of the hands of individuals. The ideas and utopian schemes of these elites are believed to be on a higher moral and intellectual plane than is possibly comprehended by the incompetent masses.  They profoundly believe that collective decision making is superior to individual choice and liberty.

03/30/2011

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