Archive for the ‘Safety Nazis’ Category

Let Children Play With Knives

Thursday, September 1, 2016 13:47 1 Comment

This article in the Wall Street Journal asks, “Should we let toddlers play with saws and knives?” Yes, I say. And bring back the great, old (real) chemistry sets, too, and not these modern, safety-nazi replacements that give way to chemophobia. The obsession with safety has left Americans fragile, afraid, and keeping their kids in [...]

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The “Keeping People Safe” Oppressive State

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 9:58 No Comments

In Marin County, California, the police state is broadening to include zapping ‘speeding’ mountain bikers out on the trails. Starting this month, Marin County rangers will be deploying radar guns in the open areas and on the shared trails of the Mount Tamalpais park to catch mountain bikers speeding around. There will be two deputies [...]

This was posted under category: police state, Safety Nazis, Safety Obsession

Candy Cigs Banned. Industrial Food Encouraged.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 16:38 1 Comment

Last week, a small shop in St. Paul received a visit from a banning bureaucrat after some nervous nellie saw the candy cigarettes being sold in the store and proceeded to contact the authorities. A city inspector showed up and ordered the items to be removed from the retail floor, and the shop owner was [...]

This was posted under category: Industrial Food Machine, Safety Nazis

Free-Range Mom vs. the Mass Hysteria

Saturday, October 20, 2012 16:34 No Comments

Here is a wonderful podcast with America’s most rational Mom, Lenore Skenazy, the proprietor of the blog Free-Range Kids. Lenore explains what it means to be a free-range parent as opposed to being a parent who is trapped within the confines of the “fear everything” society. Lenore focuses on the safety obsession around kids and [...]

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Schlitz Beer and Sun Are Good For You

Monday, September 10, 2012 20:05 4 Comments

Can you imagine the modern FDA and its reaction to this ad for Schlitz beer in 1936? As the summer sun head south; as days grow shorter and stormier – we get less and less of sunshine’s benefits. Likewise, our ordinary foods are lacking in Sunshine Vitamin D, so essential to robust vitality. Schlitz breweries [...]

This was posted under category: Propaganda State, Safety Nazis

Saving the Children

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 6:04 2 Comments

Doing cartwheels and handstands has been banned at a Syndey, Australia primary school … unless the child is “supervised by a trained gymnastics supervisor.” A snippet from the article says, “A¬†department spokesman said the ban was to prevent, and not in response to, playground injuries.”

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A Non-Safety Nazi Mom Sighting

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 22:37 9 Comments

Recently, I was riding my Harley back home after a Friday jaunt, and I passed by a concert on the river in the town where I live. A Rod Stewart tribute band was playing, so I parked my bike and walked to the concert site, and I sat on the steep hillside with the rest [...]

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Helmet Nazis and the Culture of Fear

Saturday, April 21, 2012 0:07 13 Comments

This is my article appearing on for April 21, 2012. ——————————————– I despise the Safety Nazis and the culture of fear they have created. Wear a helmet. Don’t go out when it’s too hot. Don’t leave your home when it’s too cold, and if you do, heed the 1,001 warnings. Be afraid at all [...]

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Safety Obsessions & Being Offended

Friday, December 30, 2011 7:00 1 Comment

Comedian Steve Hughes, an Australian, on American and Brit Safety Nazis, and the culture of victimology. Thanks to Nikoley for the tip.

This was posted under category: political correctness, Safety Nazis

The Next Click It or Ticket?

Monday, December 26, 2011 14:29 8 Comments

There was a time when we thought that one could be safe while shopping at Safeway.¬†Americans, in their ceaseless search of “safety,” thanks to government propaganda and policy, and safety nazi fear mongering from the media and the masses, have come up with yet another way to spend money they don’t have on safety they [...]

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