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June 22, 2011

Keep Your Laws Off My Body!!!11!

They said if I voted for McCain, the government would interfere with my fundamental right to choose, and they were right!*

The federal government has a growing interest in the eating habits of Americans for the same reason it has an interest in tobacco consumption, said Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

The reason is money, because three-quarters of medical-spending is driven by chronic diseases, such as obesity and tobacco-related diseases, she said.

I mean really. Who could have seen this one coming?

The Dems got their holy grail of socialized medicine, and you, citizen subject, have been summarily reduced to a number on a spreadsheet.

When we conservatives opposing Obamacare made the point that socialized medicine fundamentally altered the relationship between citizen and state, this is what we meant.

* As always, thanks to Instapundit. He should get royalties.

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