“Liberty is under siege,” declares Stephen Colbert, and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) agrees completely with the comic faux newscaster.
“If we continue on this course where the government tells us everything we can do, what we can put in our mouths, we will end up a zombie state,” Paul warns. “We will end up with individuals who make no decisions for themselves … People do have a right in a free society to do stupid things.”
Click to view Colbert's satirical take on big government's intrusion in citizens' lives.
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The Obamas’ Political Obesity
Power to the ice cream cone lickers! Check out the 'power fist' on the sign.
FrontPageMag.com; July 20, 2010
“President Obama’s decision to put his wife in charge of the battle against childhood obesity is reminiscent of Bill Clinton’s decision to let his wife, Hillary, run the 1993 effort to create national health-care reform. Each greatly enlarged the political persona of both women. But in both cases, neither woman was an expert in the field they were chosen to direct.”
Obama: Screwing Up America Like Its Never Been Screwed Up Before
Creating Orwellian Worldview; July 20, 2010
“With more government intrusion, expansion, regulation, taxation and debt Americans are feeling more like citizens of Oceania of George Orwell’s 1984 rather than like free Americans.”
The Despicable Reason Behind Raw Milk Bans
FoodConsumer.org; July 20, 2010
“Government, public health and dairy industry officials want to restrict the sale and distribution of raw milk, citing safety concerns. But small dairy farmers, organic consumers’ advocates and raw milk drinkers say that safety isn’t the real issue — it’s control of the dairy market.”
Go Ahead! Read Playboy at Work and Don’t Worry About Getting Fired!
FOXNews.com; July 20, 2010
“Playboy Enterprises Inc. launched a website Tuesday that it swears will be safe to browse while at work, eliminating the need for men to throw themselves over their computer screen when the boss walks by.”
Please Remain Calm: The Earth Will Heal Itself
The Globe and Mail (UK); July 20, 2010
“The Earth doesn’t care about any of these governments or their legislation. It doesn’t care whether you turn off your air conditioner, refrigerator and television set. It doesn’t notice when you turn down your thermostat and drive a hybrid car,” says Stanford University physicist co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize for physics Robert Laughlin.
An Oily, Underhand Demand for Censorship
Spiked-online.com; July 19, 2010
“Calling for ExxonMobil to stop funding climate-sceptic groups is really a demand that these groups be silenced.”
Airport Body Scanners Reveal All, But What About When It’s Your Kid?
St. Petersburg Times; July 18, 2010
“A Baltimore family is raising the issue after their 12-year-old daughter was pulled out of line in Tampa and subjected to what they say was an embarrassing and unhealthy scan. The girl was traveling with an adult friend of the family, not her parents.”
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