Tag Archives: Nanny State

No Sugar Tonight

“Looking at the Senate, P.J. O’Rourke famously quipped that ‘The founding fathers, in their wisdom, devised a method by which our republic can take one hundred of its most prominent numbskulls and keep them out of the private sector where … Continue reading

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Michael Bloomberg and the New York Nutrition Nazis

“…first they came for our sodas…” You didn’t have to be a Nostradamus to predict this.  Once New York City’s nutrition Nazis had assured themselves that no pitchfork wielding mob of angry, soda slurping malcontents was likely to materialize before … Continue reading

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Greecing The Skids

Ah, to be young and perverted in Greece.  Or even old and perverted.  Because in Greece, instead of a well-deserved stint in the slammer, your warped obsessions now earn you a fat disability check; because in Greece, your mania is … Continue reading

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40,000 Laws In Search Of Some Criminals

As the ball descended towards the New Year in Times Square on Saturday last, I couldn’t help thinking that a more appropriate symbol these days might be a velvet hammer dropping, since 2012 brings with it a roaring tsunami of … Continue reading

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Yes, You’ll Have No Bananas

Land of the Free? And this, from the American Thinker:  Ballplayers aren’t Cincinnati’s only ‘Reds’ “Is nothing sacred? Is there no limit to the lengths busybodies will go to rule every aspect of our lives? Apparently there isn’t. Not even … Continue reading

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