19 Signs that America Has Become A Nation of Control Freaks

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    19 Signs That America Has Become A Crazy Control Freak Nation Where Almost Everything Is Illegal

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    I didn't see anything on there about making abortion illegal or withholding federal funding for stem cell research. Seems to me those examples of nanny state-ism make the ones he has selected here pale by comparison.
     
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    #13 means TM and Dante are federal felons.
     
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    and #11 sounds like a good idea to me. Who wants to deal with a moose with a hangover?
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    Only a BULL MOOSE can drink in Alaska. Most of the laws listed are not enforced, just not taken off the books.
     
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    Scary stuff.
     
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    And, now for a trip down memory lane....


    Thomas Jefferson, in his First Inaugural Address:
    "A wise and frugal government which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government."


    What was the name of that country again?
     
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    In San Juan Capistrano it is illegal to have a home bible study with more than five people. Even if the family has four kids and a mom and dad!

    There was a woman on television who has five children that was complaining about her citation.
     
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    If you start with small seemingly meaningless laws making inconsequential things illegal, then it's easier to make the big meaningful things illegal later on.
     
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    Of course - but that wasn't my point. My point has to do with this asshole, John Stossel. As with so many conservative Republicans, he likes to cherry pick the things that outrage him. So long as the nanny laws support his views, there is no objection whatsoever, hence, the examples I gave are conveniently omitted from his list of laws and/or viewpoints that are clearly outrageous.

    It's called hypocrisy.
     
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