Reuters reports that the FDA is considering regulating the salt content of our food.  Three things strike me:

1—First of all, what is this, England?*  Shouldn’t a major restriction on both our and food companies’ liberty at least require a vote by Congress or some other politically accountable actor or body?

2—This is supposed to be a free country.  Read the rest of this entry »

Reinventing the RightA friend of a friend recently finished editing a book, a collection of essays entitled Reinventing the Right: Conservative Voices for the New Millennium.  According to the editors’ introduction, the authors of the essays are not “academicians” or “politicos”, but “students and soldiers, teachers and artists, lawyers and laborers.”  Each essay aims to apply “the tenets of our conservatism to a specific policy area.”  I haven’t had a chance to read it yet, but it sounds good.

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