Category: The Nanny State

March 3, 2012

Propaganda 101 Liberal Bias all the way! Hershey gets kissed by over-regulation.

Propaganda per se has a negative connotation. And I think we all agree that there is some propaganda on both sides. But by definition the propaganda weighs in as much more prominent on the liberal side.

Here’s one definition for …

January 18, 2012

Dangerous Regulations

Filed under: The Nanny State - 18 Jan 2012

Congress passes about 300 laws in a typical year. But federal bureaucrats enact more than 3,000 regulations annually. Hundreds of regulations have the impact of law. But they often don’t receive appropriate scrutiny before they’re put into effect. And they …

January 17, 2012

Republicans Attempt to Change a Light Bulb

I don’t know precisely how many Republicans it takes to change a light bulb, but I can tell you that 289 are evidently not enough. That’s how many Republicans are in the House and Senate, yet they can’t accomplish a …

December 11, 2011

The Ultimate Devastating Price of Government Dependency

The devastating price of government dependency. I witnessed it up close and personal in the late 50s when I was a child. Both of my mom’s sisters had five kids each by various men who simply deposited their seed and …

May 9, 2011

Catholic Social Thought and the 2012 Election

Filed under: Economics,Religion & Faith,The Nanny State - 09 May 2011

By: George Weigel

Barring an international conflagration or another 9/11, both of which may God forbid, the 2012 election is going to be fought on the question of America’s fiscal future: Will the United States get a grip now, and over …

April 25, 2011

Breaking Point (Maryland)

Filed under: The Nanny State - 25 Apr 2011

Maryland is a state that typifies big, intrusive government.

The legislature and governor do as they please.  And have done so for decades.

February 3, 2011

The Nanny Staters at Life’s Dangerous Intersections

Increasingly, our government reminds me of a certain old Star Trek episode.  It was titled “I, Mudd,” and in it the Enterprise explorers found themselves in the grip of seemingly perfect androids determined to serve man.  The automatons informed …

January 25, 2011

A little Iffy

People sitting in chairs staring blankly ahead, sleeping on the floor, or standing in a never-ending line… all waiting for the same thing: news that a flight, cancelled due to bad weather, meant to take them somewhere other than …

January 7, 2011

Pseudoephedrine Restrictions Nothing To Sneeze At

Filed under: The Nanny State,What The F@#K?!? - 07 Jan 2011

Each winter without fail, the flu sends millions to the local pharmacy in search of some kind of relief. However, it won’t be this pesky virus that will give you a headache and make your stomach churn.

December 10, 2010

Dial TSA For Murder

The public furor over enhanced security screening policies implemented by the Transportation Security Administration has its roots in the September 11 terrorist attacks. On that date, 19 Muslim foreigners who were terrorist sleeper cells boarded four jetliners, overpowered the aircrew, …

October 7, 2010

The Terrorists Among Us

Filed under: Featured Conservative,The Nanny State - 07 Oct 2010

Who are these terrorists who walk among us? They are often home grown terrorists with a total lack of respect for the laws and people of the United States. And, while the vast majority of them are civilian members …

October 1, 2010

Obama and security team to spy on Internet users

President Barack Obama and his national security team are seeking an expansion of the U.S. government’s role in eavesdropping on the Internet including emails, social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, as well as BlackBerries.

Warning: The FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Filed under: Featured Conservative,The Nanny State - 01 Oct 2010

I’ve noticed something a bit odd about the warnings that the FDA is putting out about various drugs. Two which struck me most strongly were the warnings about Advair, an inhaler that combines a corticosteroid to fight inflammation and …

September 16, 2010

Just relax your throat: Liberals and their need to force-feed America

Are you hungry, America? Got a rumble in the tummy telling you it’s time to eat? If we are honest about it, Americans have a really big appetite for almost everything. I will admit that to self-loathing liberals, who bemoan …

April 6, 2010

Why do Democrats Plan on Euthanizing between 180,000 and 405,000 Americans?

A Harvard study revealed that 45,000 Americans die each year because they do not have health insurance. “Having no health insurance means an early death to almost 45,000 people in the United States annually – almost two-and-a-half times the number …

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