Diary

The Nanny State Feels Its Oats

Yesterday, Gamecock documented the expansion of the NC State purview into privately owned restaurants. The smoke-free Mob In spite of the existing self-segregation of NC restaurants into two-thirds smoke-free, one-third, smoking allowed. (Matching the distribution of non-smokers/smokers quite well.)

From Britain, as a sign of where the need for control can go, Gordon Brown’s War on Obesity should give us pause.

But what really ticked me off this weekend is the attitude of the latest “Click-it or ticket” ad.
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They’re out to get us???? For that horrible crime of an unbuckled seat belt?

Heaven help us if this attitude takes root here in America.