New York State’s highest court has struck the final nail in the coffin of Nanny Bloomberg’s dreaded double gulp soda ban. But it’s not really a victory for personal liberty. The fact that such trivial personal rights must now be litigated all the way to the highest courts shows just how little credence our rights are afforded by the political system. And the decision wasn’t unanimous, two judges on the saw nothing wrong with such nannyism, after all obesity is an epidemic. In other news, gold and silver are holding on to their gains, even though it’s Friday. What a nice change.
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