The nanny-state Big Brother government just keeps growing under this socialist administration and congress–and the American people who own our “government of the people, by the people and for the people” must put a stop to it immediately.
You might recall that just a few weeks ago Big Brother in Washington D.C. determined that the American people are too stupid to regulate our own salt intake.
Big Brother also figures we are too stupid to turn over a package and look on the back if we want to evaluate the nutritional content of our food.
And if you’ve been paying attention and not relying on the “mainstream” lapdog media to keep you informed, you might also be aware that one of the provisions of the new unconstitutional government health care bills requires restaurants to publish the calorie count of each food item on all their printed materials. If a restaurant changes suppliers or recipes, they’ll have to bear the cost of reprinting everything all over again–because you, the American people, are too stupid to ask for a printout of this from behind the counter if you are really concerned about how many calories there are in your Monster Burger.
Obviously, the government’s idea of eating out bears no resemblance whatsoever to that of real people.
Now I’ve learned that our federal government thinks you are so incredibly stupid, you have to be warned not to eat sunscreen lotion!
From CNS News:
The Food and Drug Administration finds it necessary to warn the American public that swallowing an over-the-counter medication meant to be rubbed on the skin can have harmful effects.
I assume and expect more intelligence and responsibility from my 12 year old and 7 year old than the federal government is willing to entrust to the American people.
To boot, these Marxist busy-bodies consider themselves entitled to track your child’s Body Mass Index–from ages 2 through 18! They will require your state and your doctor to participate in their overbearing scheme.
Also from CNS News:
The Healthy Choices Act–introduced by Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee–establishes and funds a wide range of programs and regulations aimed at reducing obesity rates by such means as putting nutritional labels on the front of food products, subsidizing businesses that provide fresh fruits and vegetables, and collecting BMI measurements of patients and counseling those that are overweight or obese.
In Section 101, the bill amends the Public Health Services Act by adding BMI as a measurement that health care professionals must assess annually on all patients and specifically for all children who are in federally funded health programs such as SCHIP.
The providers then report the data to the state or other entity (i.e., tribal authorities or health officials in the District of Columbia), which then will give the data collected over several years to the federal government for analysis.
The federal government–any level of government–has no right and no business knowing the BMI of my children–or anything else about them. God gave me and their mother responsibility for them, not government bureaucrats.
This growing mountain of crap is outrageous! Are you sick and tired of being treated like an absolute moron by your own government? Perhaps if you are a dependent socialist you love this kind of smothering mothering, but real Americans find it contemptible. Americans are a people who braved vast oceans to tame a wild and immense continent almost entirely on their own with little or no help from any government. We are not a people used to or worthy of being treated like idiots.
November cannot come too soon!