The Wash Post reports on burgeoning efforts by the Obama administration to butt into even more aspects of everyday life and treat us all as if we have the brainpower of Joe Biden. "A handful of Obama appointees," writes the Post, "are awakening a vast regulatory apparatus with authority over nearly every U.S. workplace, 15,000 consumer products, and most items found in kitchen pantries and medicine cabinets."If they're going after Cheerio's, for crying out loud, isn't bacon going to be next? I'm sure the Nobel Committee will rescind the award. In the meantime, we need a champion to stand up for breakfast, and John Belushi isn't available.
Near the top of the list? The dread menace of Cheerios, the burp-inducing breakfast cereal that lies (lies!) about its crunchety goodness and heart-helping properties. Or at least needs to run clinical studies on more unwilling children:
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009
The War on Breakfast Bogs Down
Nick Gillespie writes in Reason about the Obama Administration's continued War on Breakfast, as busybody regulators try to stop Cheerios' Reign of Terror.