Thingish Things

The Soda Precedent is Worse Than Obamacare

I’m not a lawyer. I don’t even play one on TV. So I can’t claim any legal veracity to this opinion. But I would argue that Mike Bloomberg’s coming ban on sodas over 16 ounces in New York City poses a greater threat to our freedoms than the decision on Obamacare. It feels that way […]

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The Sophistry of the Food Fascists

We laugh at the food police. We are mildly annoyed by them. But they are scary mothers and they need to be engaged and defeated. If someone can tell you how much iced tea you can ingest, he can ultimately enslave you — and he will. Today, New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman weighs […]

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