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Street Vendors for the Tea Party?

Sean Basinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sean Basinski

New York street vendors are almost all immigrants. They don't carry guns. But one thing is for sure. Like members of the Tea Party, they mostly just want the government to leave them alone.

Bans, Bans, Bans... How Demonising Adults Has Become Popular

Alan Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alan Miller

It has become increasingly the case that the sentiment is one that people generally are irresponsible and in need of supervision from bureaucratic politicians. This is extremely dangerous.

California Ushers In New Laws Limiting Trans Fats, The Paparazzi And More

latimes.com | Patrick McGreevy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

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California Restaurants Can't Use Trans Fat As Of January 1

Sacramento Bee | Jim Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California will bar restaurants from cooking with trans fat beginning New Year's Day, becoming the first state to crack down on the substance tied to ...

Mayor Bloomberg's Health Rules Don't Apply To Him

New York Times | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He dumps salt on almost everything, even saltine crackers. He devours burnt bacon and peanut butter sandwiches. He has a weakness for hot dogs, cheese...

Taxing and Banning: The Only Clear Strategies Our Leaders Seem to Have

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

In these troubled times it seems the one thing that we can be sure of is that bureaucrats and politicians are keen to go after the small pleasures of life and hit us where it hurts.

My Trip to Google's HQ

Janet Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Carlson

The vending machine at the Google Headquarters charges more for foods containing unhealthy ingredients. How California is that?

Virgil Goode: Dripping with Contempt and Hatred

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

So a doctor is concerned that so many of our poor smoke. He develops a plan to reduce the smoking rate of welfare recipients. He shares such plan with his Congressman, Virgil Goode (R, VA-5).

Trans Fat: Public Enemy #1

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Trans fats lurk in cookies, crackers, pizza dough, fried foods, donuts... hell, let's just say if it tastes great and you feel guilty eating it, it could have trans fat written all over it (in grease pen, natch).

California Becomes First State To Ban Trans Fats

AP | STEVE LAWRENCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California on Friday became the first state to ban trans fats from restaurant food, following several cities and major fast...