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Ban Everything

Sunday, August 23, 2015 17:33 No Comments

This is how our parents wheeled the brood around in the 60s. Before there were Safety Nazis and an omnipotent Nanny State. Now, such a thing would warrant a visit from Child (un)Protective Services.

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Parents: A Central Planner’s Nightmare

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 18:17 1 Comment

Skip Oliva writes a fantastic piece on why the centrally planned state hates breastfeeding, co-sleeping (infant and parent), and when an untrained environment replaces state-sanctioned institutions: “The Broken Infant Fallacy.” Ideally, if you extend the “let’s put three-year-olds in school” argument to its logical conclusion, human children would be separated from their mothers soon after [...]

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The Case for a Totalitarian State

Monday, November 7, 2011 20:03 2 Comments

It is always pointed out that when a state is invasive and tyrannical and it denies our ability to act on our own choices in the name of “keeping us all safe,” it is a “Nanny State.” That is, a state that provides for us and watches over us. However, a real nanny is one [...]

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Can’t Poop? Dial 911. Bloody Nose? Call the Cops.

Monday, August 1, 2011 19:35 4 Comments

Being the nation of weaklings that we are, 911 has become the indispensable resource. We all know, at least to some extent, how abused the 911 system is by cowardly, dependent, wuss Americans who no longer have the ability to adapt to and tackle the most elementary predicaments. Dial 911 has become the surrogate parent [...]

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