Archive for the ‘Government Insanity’ Category

Comments Off on Banning ‘Assault Weapons’ Makes As Much Sense As Banning Opaque Backpacks

REASON – Cameron Kasky is one of the most prominent student activists calling for gun control in response to the February 14 attack that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Yesterday Kasky, a junior at the school, mocked the transparent backpacks now required there by filling one of them […]

Comments Off on Blow-Dry Bars Don’t Even Cut Hair, So Why Do They Need Licenses?

FEE.ORG – Arizona lawmakers and cosmetologists argue that an acceptable cost for a new-age hairstyle is imprisonment. And you can chalk that up to old-school protectionism. But fortunately, state Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita is trying to cut costs for consumers. License to Style Ask yourself, would you pay someone just to wash, dry, and style your […]

Comments Off on No, Starbucks Coffee Won’t Give You Cancer

REASON – At a glance, warning people about substances that can cause cancer seems like a sensible way to protect the public health. California’s Proposition 65 requires companies to inform their employees and consumers if their products expose them to “chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.” But as so many regulations […]