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Menu Labeling: Another Job-Killing Regulation in ObamaCare

JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 4:08 PM
Also, the whole point of the constitution was to test ideas. We should have waited 10 more years and allowed MA to try its Romneycare. If it was massively successful than even I might have been for. If it destroy their government then it was a failed experiment. Monarchies are brilliant instruments of government...until they start to fail. The same thing for the Greek Democracy. Centralized power in any shape or form, no matter how moral its intend, ends badly.

Problems in society are rarely solved by Washington bureaucrats yet they seem to have taken the adage, ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’ to heart. Accordingly, the government is addressing the nation’s growing obesity epidemic with a regulation: Section 4205, the menu labeling provision attached to ObamaCare meant to “aid consumers in selecting more healthful diets.” As currently written, however, the regulation will likely have job-killing effects and result in little, if any, significant reductions in obesity rates and/or improved health.

The provision requires chain restaurants with 20 or more locations, including franchises and perhaps some grocery...