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A Step In The Wrong Direction: Government Calorie Mandates

Government mandates on food production and consumption is nothing new, but this is disturbing:[[MORE]] “Mars Inc., the manufacturer of Snickers and many other convenience store treats, has decided to phase out chocolate products that exceed 250 calories per portion. By the end of 2013, consumers will no longer be able to purchase king-sized Snickers bars. …

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ESPN, Monday Night Football, and Controversy

“Are you ready for some football?!” The classic Monday Night Football introduction song was pulled when Hank Williams compared the prospect of Speaker of The House John Boehner and President Obama meeting to “Hitler playing golf with [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu”. His comments were met with a tidal wave of shock, anger, and cries …

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The Irony Of Censoring Media: A Word on Videogame Bans

This week, the Supreme Court struck down a proposal to ban the sale of violent videogames to minors in California. Citing first amendment rights, the justices concluded that proponents of the bill had no constitutional grounds to restrict the expression of others. By supporting the ban of violent videogames and other controversial material, parents may …

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