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Trouble in the Nanny State

Nikkofly Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 12:09 PM
"That would be the equivalent of the Bloomberg ads claiming teen pregnancy causes genocide." Funny how teen pregnancy IS the leading contributor to genocide! The abortion industry is now the "birth control industry"?? Using THEIR flowery terminology to describe wholesale slaughter of the innocent?!? Say it isn't so, Ann!
Joan362 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 12:59 PM
I am sick of people like Bloomberg who think they should tell people how to live eat drink and smoke. You can inform people as to the various hazzards, but its up to the person to make a decision as to his or her own life. Teenage pregnancy is another matter - but it really comes down to the parents - as is a child's education. The problem is that parents are not there - not teaching - some don't even care; the lack of a two parent home. We have the worst education for our children - a big part of the problem but again, parents do not intervene, check the material being taught. Most of our young people do not have knowledge of American history, the Constitution or Bill of Rights or the difference between Socialism and a Republic.

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...