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  1. Nanny State
    New Bill Would Require NYC Restaurants to Post Carb WarningsIt calls for posters that spell out the “risks of excessive sugar and other carbohydrate intake.”
  2. Now the FDA Will Count Calories for You*In chains with 20 locations or more
  3. Dear Cyclists, the City Council Is Coming for Your Cell PhonesYou’ll have no choice but to upgrade to Google Glass
  4. Bloomberg Soda Ban Really Dead This TimeBig Gulps for everyone. 
  5. City Hall Vending Machine Now Stocks Junk FoodHealth food is out, Doritos are in.
  6. Piers Morgan Tries to Sell Christine Quinn on a Big-Soda ‘Nanny State’We all need a bit of nannying about.”
  7. Bloomberg Would Love to Take His Soda Ban StatewideDon’t worry, Cuomo won’t let him do it.
  8. The City Is Giving Up an Awesome Bonfire OpportunityIn favor of a “controlled burn” of Sandy-felled trees.
  9. Bloomberg Taunts Soda Ban Enemies With BillionsHow much were they spending again?”
  10. You Have Six Months to Suck Down Giant Sodas, Starting NowThe Board of Health approved the ban on sugary drinks larger than sixteen ounces.
  11. The City Is Either Planning to Take Our Booze, or Conducting a Routine SurveyThe nefarious plot to encourage young people to stop drinking themselves to death.
  12. Public Hearing on Soda Ban Lacks Input From PublicBut includes plenty of grandstanding from officials and industry reps.
  13. City-Funded Study Finds City’s Ban on Trans Fats Was a Huge SuccessWe should probably start banning other foods too!
  14. NYC Can’t Force Cigarette Peddlers to Guilt Smokers at the Register An appeals court ruled against Bloomberg’s anti-smoking crusade today.
  15. Soda Companies Fight for New York’s Right to Absurdly Large BeveragesIt’s not about selling sugar water, it’s about freedom.
  16. Cambridge, Massachusetts Wants in on Controversial Soda BanThe city’s desperate cry for attention.
  17. Will Bloomberg Have Mercy on Frappuccino Lovers?Tackling the stickier aspects of New York’s soda ban.
  18. Disney to Stop Peddling Junk Food With Michelle Obama’s BlessingR.I.P. Tony the Tiger.
  19. Soda Enemy Michael Bloomberg Bathes His BLTs in Mayonnaise Moderation.
  20. In Latest Attack on Delicious Things, Bloomberg Plans to Ban Large SodasKiss your Big Gulp good-bye.
  21. Bloomberg Looking to Curb Smoking in and Around ApartmentsThe anti-cigarette crusade continues!
  22. Bloomberg Actually Loves BoozeThe mayor doesn’t support Health Department initiatives to cut back on New Yorkers’ drinking.
  23. Bloomberg’s Health Initiatives Target Alcohol, TooAdd booze to the list of bad things like smoking, salt, and soda.
  24. nanny state
    New State Law Could Prevent You From Getting That Perfect Shade of Golden Brown for PromTanning underage could soon be illegal in New York state.
  25. Talk Box: Sarah Palin’s Freedom Cookies DebunkedPlus, Bill O’Reilly is cool with McDonald’s tricking kids into buying its “crap.”
  26. Governor Paterson Does Not Appreciate the Hidden Dangers of Sippy CupsChildren everywhere are drinking from a ticking time bomb.
  27. How Mayor Bloomberg’s Anti-Smoking Crackdown Hurts Those It Claims to HelpBloomberg cuts off nightlife industry’s nose to spite its face.