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Children of the State - Welcome to the Nanny U.S.A.

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posted on Feb, 24 2012 @ 05:15 AM
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A nation of grown-ups would not tolerate infantile government.


So says author John Hayward for the Human Events website.
(The Powerful Conservative Voices)

In his article, he outlines and explains the concepts of the USA nanny state.

He compares citizens to spoiled children with a Mommy State government.

He names names and uses no holds barred tactics to make a point.

Perhaps the majority of U.S. citizens does not agree, but he makes a case.

Of course he targets Obama Inc. and dreams of utopia as the agenda for complete and dominating control.


It’s not surprising how often Big Government treats its people like children, but it’s a bit depressing that the public has grown so accustomed to it.

Dependency is essentially childish. Independence and responsibility are fundamental components of both liberty and adulthood. A nation of welfare and bailouts is a nation in which none of the children are permitted to fall down and hurt themselves. You can’t have entrepreneurship without risk, and you can’t have risk without consequences. Calculated risk is the business of adults.

The government treats us like children in matters large and small. For a small example, consider the saga of the Lunch Police in North Carolina. At least two parents have come forward with stories of federal agents inspecting the bag lunches of their small children, pronouncing them nutritionally unfit, and compelling the parents to pay for government-approved school lunches instead. One of the kids got her hands on a signed memo from the school principal, discussing the USDA requirements for acceptable bag lunches, and clearly stating that “students who do not bring a healthy lunch will be offered the missing portions, which may result in a fee from the cafeteria.”

The Child-Citizens


Perhaps the majority of U.S. citizens DO agree, perhaps not

November will give the answer



Are we all errant children ?




posted on Feb, 24 2012 @ 06:54 AM
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There is a valid point to be made as technology and population growth has changed the way and demands that are placed on children growing up in this world. Travelling around I have noticed a strong correlation between population density and regulation. With not as much demand for labour needed on the factories and farms compared to the past, people need to do something so an increasing intrusion on what other people are doing is one place new jobs are happening.



 
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