In response to:

Trouble in the Nanny State

Virginia60 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 8:14 PM
Right on, yes; but Ann, you simply cannot refer to born-out-of-wedlock babies as "illegitimate." Remember, illegal aliens aren't illegal, and illegitimate babies aren't illegitimate. Political Correctness uber alles!
Sorceress Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 3:41 AM
Bring back the stigma of bastardy. It was a little bit of a deterrent to unwed motherhood.

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...