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Trouble in the Nanny State

rickmcq Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 3:10 PM
Your arguments totally rely on Collectivistic assumptions based on very faulty logic. You REALLY need to get your head out of Collectivistic thinking in terms of "nations", "govts", etc... If you're at all concerned w/the concept of RIGHTS (vs. wrongs) you need to look at things on an INDIVIDUAL basis.

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...