Hmmm… For those who think I’m nutty when I say things like “Richard Simmons will be our Surgeon General in 10 years” or “Gee, doesn’t it seem like the government is a bit involved in our personal lives?”…

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,267783,00.html

Sure, it’s just one suggestion from a largely irrelevant source. However, I do recall suggesting many years ago in print that shortly following the smoking assaults that were just getting underway, we would soon see a threat to our food consumption habits. I believe my exact quote was: “Is that cheese on that potato son? Come with us.” Given the latest trans-fat ban in NYC, is that so far fetched anymore? Read Johnathan Mayhew’s quote on the quotes page about threats to liberty and how they begin. We are moving along apace. Soon, we will be chained to our EZ chairs while watching Survivor and American Idol and eating our daily rations of nutrigrain and tree bark…