Tagged: nanny state

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Liberal Democracy Is Not Too Big to Fail

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Democracy. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far, click here. Three...

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California’s Nanny State Nanny Law

The California Assembly, faced with such difficult tasks as prison overcrowding, the second-highest unemployment rate in the nation, one of the worst business climates in the nation, and a broken education financing policy (article...

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In Which I Am Righteously Vindicated

I’ve been taking a lot of flak for complaining about San Francisco’s banning soda vending machines on city property. As if I needed any more proof that the government of that city contains some...

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Sin Taxes and the Welfare State

In the comments to E.D.’s post on a hypothetical tax on alcohol, Michael Drew writes: A significant portion of the negative externalities come in the form of medical costs from DUI and long-term disease,...

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I don’t know why . . .

. . . but I find the idea of banning clove cigarettes or this absurd incident much more offensive to my libertarian-ish sensibilities than universal health care.