Feeding the Nanny-State

On Wednesday Michelle Obama unveiled the new Federal school-lunch regulations, as part of her anti-obesity campaign.  I don't remember seeing a culinary section in the US Constitution.  Under current leadership, the Federal government appears to have an enormous appetite for our freedoms? The First Lady said during her speech: Because, as parents, we all know that if left to their own devices, many of our kids would eat candy for breakfast, they'd follow it up with a few French fries for lunch and cookies and chips for snacks, and then they'd come home for a big chocolate sundae for dinner, right?  (Laughter.)  And we know that it is our responsibility, as adults, to make sure they don't do that.  So it's our responsibility to make sure that they get basic nutrition that they need to stay healthy. That's right -- kids need and have their parents to watch over them -- but of course that's just not good enough for the nanny-state.   Mrs. Obama goes...(Read Full Post)