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Strange Week for Nanny Statism

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Across the country, we are cracking down on teeth brushing, raw eggs and MORE!

New York: Things Get Messy When Bartenders Crack an Egg – Pegu Club busted for failing to inform customer that Earl Grey MarTEAni contains raw egg white. [But caveat: No, it is not proper to compare a ban on egg white drinks to the destruction of an entire city by Hurricane Katrina, douchebag bartender].

Boston: Call Off the Toothbrush Police – State mandates day care programs brush children’s teeth.

DC: Electronic Cigarette Imports on Hold – Appeals court puts hold on lower court ruling allowing e-cigarettes to be imported.

But, hey, at least our porn stars don’t have to wear condoms:

Los Angeles County Declines to Force Condom Use in Porn FilmsCounty Public Health Department says no to demands from AIDS activist group that require condom use in porn films.

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Written by Elizabeth

February 4, 2010 at 11:49 am

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  1. Speaking as someone with an egg allergy, how fucking hard is it for a bar to write, “oh, btw, this drink had egg in it” on their fucking menu? I don’t think they should have to stop using raw eggs- they just need to tell me so I don’t drink it, get sick and never come to their bar again.

    erinelizabeth

    February 5, 2010 at 3:49 pm


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