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A Ban on Flavor in New York

March 11, 2010

Ok, this whole nanny-state thing is getting freaking absurd and downright annoying.  Earlier this year, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a city-wide campaign against salt, which consisted of wasting money on ad campaigns telling people that salt was unhealthy.  Stupid, yes.  An annoying use of taxpayer dollars, yes.  Now, New York State assemblyman [...]

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Put Mike Bloomberg’s Anti-Salt Campaign on Ice

January 11, 2010

Michael Bloomberg’s administration is once again sticking its nose into New Yorkers’ private lives, this time kicking off a public campaign to encourage people to cut back on salt.  Unlike Bloomberg’s previous food nazi initiatives, this one is voluntary.  There will be no fines for eating those tasty Belgian fries in the East Village, so [...]

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