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Menu Labeling: Another Job-Killing Regulation in ObamaCare

Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 3:29 PM
JasonCharleston Wrote: 6 minutes ago (3:20 PM) It's not an assumption. It's human nature. People get stupider and lose common sense with government control. See all of human history for details. > Simply labeling what's in the food is not govt. control. Telling people WHAT they can and cannot eat, or HOW much one can and cannot eat (such as Moochelle has been trying to do) IS govt. control. And for that I agree.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 3:33 PM
Yes it is. the government is telling business what to do. That is precisely government control. Just because they are telling businesses what to doesn't make it not government control.

And again. Human nature is what it is. With a bunch of laws people lose common sense. Sorry, but it's a fact.
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 3:30 PM
maryanne24 Wrote: 8 minutes ago (3:20 PM)
I think he means that if people put too much trust that the government is looking for them, then they won't look out for themselves.....


> Yes, you and Jason make a good point.

But that's NOT what I was referring to.

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...