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Someone’s got to keep greedy corporations in check, why not nanny?

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Someone’s got to keep greedy corporations in check, why not nanny? In her Nov. 14 column, Sara Foss discussed efforts by various branches of government to ban the manufacture, sale or purchase of items that some have determined to be unhealthy, including large sugary drinks, trans fats, and Styrofoam takeout food containers. These government efforts are sometimes seen as evidence of the growing “nanny state.” Critics of the “nanny state” assert that people are capable ...

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tonijean613
December 7, 2013
6:54 p.m.

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Tom Ellis- THANK YOU ! Well said !

steveleary1
December 9, 2013
6:08 p.m.

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Tom - 100 years ago life expectancy was 50.3 years for men and 55 for women in the United States.
Today life expectancy is over 80, an increase of 30 years per person. Not bad with all of those
Additional chemicals, fast food and corporations.

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