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Trouble in the Nanny State

wiseone Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 1:09 PM
Prior to the 1970s it was not socially acceptable for a woman to have a child out of wedlock. The number of single-parent children has sky-rocketed since then. Today liberals argue that conservatives are to blame for all of the crime committed by single-parent children and the poverty they live in because we oppose abortion. But when conservatives had our way there were very few abortions and very few unwed mothers. The numbers from the 50s and 60s are negligible compared to what we have today. This argument is just one more major example of liberals causing catastrophic societal disaster with their childish policies, preventing conservatives from fixing them, and then blaming conservatives for the catastrophes that liberalism caused.

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...