Here is the strangely dark part for me:
>“This case is presented as about individual liberty,” said Richard Briffault, a law professor at Columbia who filed a brief supporting the city. “In many ways, it’s much more about the ability of administrative agencies to use modern regulatory techniques, which include trying to shape consumer behavior in healthier ways.”
One one hand, individual liberty, on the other, word soup of the sort Orwell decried 68 years ago: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/orwell46.htm
Damn, you had me worried he was dead!
@Gef the Talking Mongoose certainly not for sociologists, anyway!
On How To Vote
I'm unfamiliar with the particulars of your Appletown ballots, but the casino ballot measures out California way are always about which lobbying group gets special permission to open a money machine. As a libertarian Libertarian, that kind of corporatist crap makes me say fuck it either way. Real gambling reform would let me run a dice game in the alley.
How can you tell the difference?
brianvan: That's right - look how deeply this will affect these poor, suffering Baltimoreans! http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2013/09/17/9-store-owners-in-baltimore-city-indicted-in-food-stamp-fraud/
C'mon, not taking the yolks out? That crosses the line between adjusting a recipe and disregarding it entirely.
@Bunburying totally a dick joke. But I don't claim a monopoly - go ahead and pile on to my Johnson crack!
Libertarian Johnson voter here. I am fully pro-choice, and also pro-abortion for those who would choose snark over civil liberties.
Speaking of which, Choire, I thought you liked Johnson?
@23abraxas: It wasn't a comment. Are you saying to ask the question is to answer it?