Category Archives: Nanny State
Saving money to fund a retirement, that is. We’ve been seeing this idea floating around a lot lately. Whether the purported reason is to “force people to save” or (more likely) to give the government access to all that money … Continue reading
The #1 cause of death is growing old.
“We are taking away a choice that continues to let people waste their own money,” — Energy Secretary Steven Chu Oops! Accidentally telling the truth? Sometimes liberals just can’t help themselves.
From the same people that brought you the idea that a decrease in the amount of increase is a cut, the EPA has decided that if the new regulations aren’t as tough as they could have been, it’s deregulation. …the … Continue reading
The War On Drugs has failed. Leading peers – including prominent Tories – say that despite governments worldwide drawing up tough laws against dealers and users over the past 50 years, illegal drugs have become more accessible. Vast amounts of … Continue reading
Remember the backup camera proposal? The one what was going to cost over $2 Billion and (maybe) save 146 lives? Well the comment period is over and the NHTSA has delayed the ruling. Seems there were a lot of comments, … Continue reading
From the still not grasping the concept department: President Obama announced plans earlier this month to cut $1.1 trillion from the deficit over 10 years. But one proposed cut is causing deep concern among mayors and other local officials on … Continue reading
Borepatch wasn’t a felon. I can’t even imagine living in a place like Massachusetts.
In a case of insane regulatory overreach, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to require back up cameras in all new cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which published the proposed rule today, said an average of 292 … Continue reading
I’d rather deal with jihadis than the TSA, and I’d rather deal with trichinosis than the FDA. This whole damned government is way the hell out of control. —Tam