Daily Archives: February 15, 2012

Raw milk freedom riders plan a 2-day event March 1st, 2nd, in Wisconsin, in support of farmer Vernon Herschberger

From the Raw Milk Freedom Riders website:

Statue, Liberty?

“Join the RAW MILK FREEDOM RIDERS and Farm Food Freedom Coalition for an incredible two-day event Thursday, MARCH 1 and Friday, MARCH 2, 2012 in Sauk County, Wisconsin.

DAY ONE: Rights Workshop

Thursday, March 1, 2012 2:00 PM-5:30 PM followed by a Farm Food Dinner

(Space is limited.  Reserve your seat today.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to exercise your right to the foods of your choice!)
RSVP: RawMilkFreedomRiders@gmail.com Continue reading

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State agent inspects kids’ bag lunches

What’s the take home lesson here? They’re teaching kids it’s normal for government to interfere in the minutae of your life and to tell you what you may and may not eat.

From Sara Burrows, in the Carolina Journal Online:

From the Carolina Journal Online

“RAEFORD — A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious.

The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the agent who was inspecting all lunch boxes in her More at Four classroom that day. Continue reading

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Former B.C. attorneys general join call to legalize and tax marijuana in Canada

From CBC news, B.C.:

Watch the video at CBC news B.C.. Click image above to go there.

“Four former B.C. attorneys general are joining a coalition of health and justice experts calling for the legalization of marijuana.

Colin Gabelmann, Ujjal Dosanjh, Graeme Bowbrick and Geoff Plant have all signed a letter to B.C. Premier Christy Clark and B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix, calling on the politicians to endorse legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana. Continue reading

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