Date: June 16, 2012
No Wonder Most Sane People Despise Politicians
People are not happy. The economy continues to be disastrous, with an officially sanctioned unemployment rate of 8.2% (with a real world unemployment rate of 17-18%) The federal government and many cities and states continue to spend and incur “unpayable” debt to supposedly boost the economy, as if adding government jobs somehow helps the economy. How do they seem to conveniently forget that someone has to pay for those government jobs (yes, you guessed it, the “someone” is the middle class) or kick the can down the road incurring more debt to pass onto your children and grandchildren.
Recent polls indicate that the public only believes that 11% of our elected representatives are doing a good job, and then the peasantry turns around and re-elects those same idiots that we despise.
But at least one government organization understands the ugly mood of the public, and they’re doing something about it.
Yes, you guessed it,
And how did these
officials decide to tackle these enormous problems confronting the country
They seem to be spending all of their time on the most important problem, obesity.
A reasonable individual would suggest that spending a few moments considering a low cost public education campaign financed by your tax dollars might be beneficial. But no, they have a better answer, because the politicians claim "its all for you" and not to slowly destroy your right of free choice so they can eventually control your every waking moment because you’re too stupid to make your own intelligent choices!
Superman to the Rescue
Mayor Bloomberg decided the problem was with jumbo-sized drinks. So government would once again step in to ban super-sized drinks. The proposed ban would limit sweet drinks to 16 ounces for sale in restaurants, street carts and movie theatres (but allow refills. Huh?). It does not apply to fruit juices, dairy-based drinks or alcoholic beverages. If this law is passed, can we expect these businesses to sell higher profit 48-ounce martinis to offset the loss of sales from sweet drinks?
This is on top of recent legislation that banned trans fats and smoking in workplaces, parks and beaches. How did they miss your bedroom?
But they didn’t stop there. Recently, the same lame officials are now proposing to limit movie-theatre popcorn containers, milkshakes, and possibly “milk-coffee beverages.” What about banning water? It has been proven that drinking over 100 ounces of water a day can lead to bloating. How did they miss that evil?
There is one bright spot
of sunlight, however. The New York City Board will vote on this latest total
violation of your civil rights, but agreed to a
six-week, public-comment period before taking that vote. One can only wonder
how the sheep of
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must be an incurable virus attacking politicians in the greater
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When will the citizenry wake up and scream, "Enough, you morons! Stop trying to run my life, Big Brother!"