Monday, January 11th, 2010 | Author:

Is NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg merely the gullible avant-garde for the paternalistic nanny state – or more sinisterly (which coincidentally is defined as being related to the left) is he a herald of the coming fascist regime?  Whatever his motivation, he’s a very conflicted man.

Within one week, I came across the following two stories.  How could both ideas be generated by the same person?  Unless, of course, that same person is really more than one person.  It’s gotta stink being Bloomberg.

Heroin for dummies

Here’s the latest smack on taxpayers.

The city spent $32,000 on 70,000 fliers that tell you how to shoot heroin, complete with detailed tips on prepping the dope and injecting it into your arm.

The 16-page pamphlet features seven comics-like illustrations and offers dope fiends such useful advice as “Warm your body (jump up and down) to show your veins,” and “Find the vein before you try to inject.”

It even encourages addicts to keep jabbing if their needles miss the mark.

“If you don’t ‘register,’ pull out and try again,” it says.

Citing Hazard, New York Says Hold the Salt

First New York City required restaurants to cut out trans fat.  Then it made restaurant chains post calorie counts on their menus. Now it wants to protect people from another health scourge: salt.

On Monday, the Bloomberg administration plans to unveil a broad new health initiative aimed at encouraging food manufacturers and restaurant chains across the country to curtail the amount of salt in their products.

The plan, for which the city claims support from health agencies in other cities and states, sets a goal of reducing the amount of salt in packaged and restaurant food by 25 percent over the next five years.

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4 Responses
  1. Rebecca says:

    HAHA! This is rather telling about the political scene, now isn’t it?

    Of course it’s immoral to be fat or “unhealthy” (a loose term which has something to do with how you look in a bikini) in America. So fat, salt, etc is the devil himself.

    But fornicating like dogs and drugging up like The Beatles– the American Dream!

    “How thou hast fallen, o son of the morning!”

  2. akagaga says:

    The only question left, I think, is just how far the fall will be.

  3. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Health Czar Thomas Farley have declared war on sugar, cigarettes, trans-fats, calorie counts . . . and now salt.

    The Bloomberg administration is pursuing a sweeping sodium reduction campaign that makes NYC residents test subjects and pressures food companies to drastically change their products regardless of the desires of consumers. Worse yet, this bureaucratic agenda is not based on sound science, but on political science and alarmism.

    Sign the petition today and save NYC’s incredible and diverse cuisine and protect your right to make your own food choices.

    My food. My choice.

  4. akagaga says:

    Hi Hands off! Glad to know there are others who want to make their own food decisions. Thanks for stopping.