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Government Junk Food Junkies

I thought about that, but rejected it on the basis that the government has no business picking and choosing winners and losers in the food industry any more than it has picking and choosing winners and losers in any other industry. Some store brands are superior to their name-brand counterparts though. I think that Food Lion cold cereals are frequently superior to the ones come from Kelloggs and General Mills.

A study from the University of Tennessee which was cited in Reuters indicates that despite what Mayor Bloomberg may think, limiting people’s options on food, even junk food, does not help them to lose weight.

So if the Great Twinkie Prohibition of 2012 is not going to be successful at controlling the national waistline, what will it control? My guess is free agency and the free market. After all, if our dear leaders are so intent on managing our sugar and carbs, a la Mayor Bloomberg., shouldn’t they be concerned with the dietary choices of those people on assistance...

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