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Nanny State Gone Wild: Massachusetts Bans Bake Sales

Tom1540 Wrote: May 08, 2012 8:10 AM
No sane person could live in Massachusetts.
Leslie96 Wrote: May 08, 2012 9:36 AM
hello...I live in MA. I vote conservative. Many people in this state are dems and still have the fantasy of the Kennedy years although i'm not sure what that means considering Jackie coined the term Camalot (like the fantasy it was I guess). The Kennedy's are considered royalty in this state! Althought I can't for the life of me figure out what is so great about the Kennedy name considering old Ted left a drowning woman in his car and got away with it. There are waayy too many dems in this state and I hopefully will be out of here soon....Please don't lump us all in with the lib/dem state voters...
Seawolf Wrote: May 08, 2012 8:25 AM
Mass..the state that produced such patriots as John and Sam Adams. These folks should be ashamed of themselves for allowing such nonsense.
We should all be ashamed for what we are allowing to happen in our country, those folks kicked out the most powerful army in the world over a 2 cent tax on tea, while we allow ourselves to be sucked dry by parasites pandered to by the most vile excuses for leaders ever to see the light of day and who denigrate the very blueprint created by men whose shoes they aren't fit to shine.
clarityseeker2 Wrote: May 08, 2012 8:12 AM
Not true. It proves that even the most sane can be fooled. Be ever vigilant...

Government knows best! At least, in Massachusetts it does. In an attempt to curb children's expanding waistlines, the state government has banned junk food from school grounds during the day (and they're pushing for an extension into evening activities, too). 

At a minimum, the nosh clampdown targets so-called “competitive” foods — those sold or served during the school day in hallways, cafeterias, stores and vending machines outside the regular lunch program, including bake sales, holiday parties and treats dished out to reward academic achievement. But state officials are pushing schools to expand the ban 24/7 to include...