Are You Really Free? The Food Edition

“Was the government to prescribe to us our medicine and diet, our bodies would be in such keeping as our souls are now.” (Often paraphrased as): “If people let the government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.” ~Thomas Jefferson, 1781


This is a series of articles (sourced from around the web) that aim to show the extension of the State and its power over you.

Ebola? Sure, bring it on over….Cheese? Get that dangerous substance out of here!  The FDA has banned the sale or import of seven different cheeses – for your safety, of course.  While some of the cheeses sound downright terrifying (live maggots are used in the making of Casu Marzu), others are pretty benign.  Most of the cheeses in their authentic form use raw milk, which is likely why the FDA has decided to prohibit consenting consumers from purchasing the offensive snack.  Regardless, banning cheese is a pretty good indicator that you don’t have the freedom to eat what you choose.  Which should be one of those basic freedoms inherent to all humans, you know?

Dangerous cheese Dangerous cheese

Speaking of raw milk…did you know that…

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