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Trouble in the Nanny State

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 1:45 PM
Your choice to use drugs IS your business. As long as at a later date you don't (i) ask me to pay for the consequences or (ii) force me to pay for your use of drugs (such as being robbed, burgled, etc.). I do not believe VOLUNTARY intoxication is an excuse or reason for the government to get involved. If you choose that path -- you are solely responsible for yourself. PERIOD.

Like the proverbial monkey typing for infinity and getting Shakespeare, Mayor Bloomberg's obsession with reforming New Yorkers' health has finally produced a brilliant ad campaign.

Posters are popping up in subway stations and bus stops giving statistics about teen pregnancy that show cute little kids saying things like, "Honestly, Mom ... chances are he won't stay with you. What happens to me?" and "I'm twice as likely not to graduate high school because you had me as a teen."

(Based on a recent CBS report, the kid could add, "Then again, I'm in the New York City public...