Obamacare to Force Restaurants to Post Health Info

-By Warner Todd Huston

Another great piece by CNSNews reveals that Obamacare will force restaurants to post nutrition information on menus throughout the country. This is more of the amazing overreach that Obama is attempting to force upon all Americans as he launches a full assault on the American character in order to push his nanny state ideals.

If Obamacare passes, Congress has taken upon itself the power to force millions of businesses to reprint their menus. Congress expects any restaurant with 20 outlets or more to observe a provision in section 325 of the House healthcare bill that demands nutritional information to be printed on menus.

Section 325 of the bill says the listings must be placed “(i)n a nutrient disclosure statement adjacent to the name of the standard menu item, so as to be clearly associated with the standard menu item, on the menu listing the item for sale, the number of calories contained in the standard menu item, as usually prepared and offered for sale.”

The nanny state strikes again.

Obama and his comrades in the Democrat Party think you are too stupid to understand what foods are good for you. Not only that but they’ve also decided that they should have the power to tell American businesses how to run their business and what sort of menu designs they should be “allowed” to have.

As each new top-down, Stalinist provision is ferreted out of this debacle of a bill we see Obama attempting to turn this country into something it was never meant to be: a socialist state.

Fifty years ago a cartoon was seen in America that seems prophetic these days as Barack Hussein Obama acts the part of a snake-oil salesman to sell a socialist takeover of our nation.

Enjoy this amazing cartoon.

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as NewsBusters.org, RightWingNews.com, StoptheACLU.com, TheRealityCheck.org, RedState.com, Human Events Magazine, AmericanDailyReview.com, and the New Media Journal, among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events and is currently the co-host of “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Conservatism” heard on BlogTalkRadio. Warner is also the editor of the Cook County Page for RedCounty.com.

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