Another Government Diet Disaster In The Making

Terry Jones

From the same people who brought you four decades of increasing obesity based on their nutritional “science,” comes new guidelines that include taxes on dessert, plant-based diets, demonization of meat and electronic monitoring of your habits.

Never fear, the food police are here.

This list of intrusive, big-government insanity is brought to you courtesy of The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group formed to advise the federal government on new dietary guidelines. In its massive 571-page report, it calls on America to “transform the food system.”…

…Then there’s the truly scary rhetoric in the report, which reads like a 1940s-era Stalinist instruction book for apparatchiks: “The persistent high levels of overweight and obesity require urgent population- and individual-level strategies across multiple settings, including health care, communities, schools, worksites and families,” the report ominously says.

Are you laughing yet? Not funny? Of course not, because these people are serious…



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Update:  Michelle Leads the Government Into Your Kitchen

The government is increasingly in your business. And the more it’s in your business, the more it feels comfortable there and thinks it should be further into your business.

Regulation of our lives is not a thing. It’s a process. Driven by entrenched bureaucracies and changing attitudes, it grows inexorably. We get used to the regulation. The regulators get used to giving to us. And so more regulation seems only natural.

First Lady Michelle Obama’s health advocacy is not just a moral crusade for thinner waists. You see, Michelle isn’t just some nice lady with a big heart. Michelle is the government. And her advocacy therefore constitutes government interference in our lives. What’s more, her advocacy has come with specific policy recommendations, and even, legislation.

Mrs. Obama has abetted the creation of an attitude that the government has the right, and even the obligation, to regulate what you eat…




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