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Menu Labeling: Another Job-Killing Regulation in ObamaCare

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 2:06 PM
Try reading the 10th Amendment. The powers not delegated to the government by the states are reserved to the states or to the people. I cannot think of a single thing that falls more under the power of the people than the right to decide what you want to eat. Your body belongs to you, not the government. If you think the government has a right to regulate your body, then you must also agree that the government owns your body. You can't say that your body belongs to you but that the government has the right to regulate it otherwise what is the purpose of the 10th Amendment?

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...