Our liberal rulers’ lust to dominate is infinite — just like the list of everyday substances they will tightly regulate for our own supposed good. Incredibly yet unsurprisingly, this list may soon include sugar:
Sugar and other sweeteners are, in fact, so toxic to the human body that they should be regulated as strictly as alcohol by governments worldwide, according to a commentary in the current issue of the journal Nature by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
The researchers propose regulations such as taxing all foods and drinks that include added sugar, banning sales in or near schools and placing age limits on purchases.
Academics tell us that half of us are obese. Consequently radical measures are required.
Why would researchers prop up phony panics like global warming and obesity, and constantly find that government power must be expanded to the point of absurdity and beyond? Because government is where their funding comes from.
According to the authors, 75% of US healthcare spending is on diet-related diseases. Therefore, with the government taking over the medical sector via ObamaCare, all diet must be determined by bureaucrats, lest tax dollars be spent unnecessarily.
When our diet has been reduced to a federally specified portion of tasteless vegan mush three times a day, they’ll find that some people bite their tongues while eating the mush, and therefore everyone’s teeth must be pulled.
They came after the smokers, but I said nothing because I wasn’t a smoker…
On tips from J, Muddypaw, and Winston Smith.