More nanny state crap promoted by and funded by the federal government. I am so sure the Founding Fathers envisioned spending tax dollars on a program to make a digital record of calorie intake by each grade-school kid under the temporary care of the government.
You can not make this stuff up. You would think the California legislature would have something better to do other than implementing a hotel mandate requiring fitted sheets instead of flat sheets because the fitted sheets are easier for the hotel staff to swap out.
Is this isolated or does it happen in other places too? A Chicago public elementary school forbids students from bringing their own lunches to school in and effort to control what they eat.
Did this YouTube video that went viral yesterday morning result in Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) suggesting the federal government has to pass a law making bullying a federal offense?
If that headline does not get your head spinning and your mouse finger clicking, I’m not sure what will. We seem to have a problem with the cell phone texting thing. Other than the fact it can cost some of us a quarter to send or receive just one of these 140 character pieces of literary art, we’ve got people getting killed and some taking unexpected swims. Read more
Yesterday, President Obama had an OpEd piece – yes, he really did – in the Wall Street Journal calling for a review of regulations that place “an unreasonable burden” on business. Let’s see if he is serious. How about nixing the stupid part of the health care legislation – a.k.a. Obamacare – that demands restaurants with 20 or more locations put calorie information on their menus?
We’re officially a “what can my federal government do for me today” country.
I don’t have time to get into this piece in detail, but how would you feel about an implanted microchip that connects you with an online government database with all of your health record information … required since it’s for the “general welfare” of the United States?
Minnesota is looking for an easy way to track prescription pain medication abusers by comparing records submitted by physicians. Of course, the government will have access to the personal records of thousands of people who are not not abusing painkillers, but that should be OK with you right?
From the “why don’t they do something” file, we have the federal government stepping in to ensure airlines don’t leave passengers inside of aluminum tubes sitting on airport taxiways more than three hours. Read more