Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Pentagon Resists Nanny State Advice
In a surprising turn of events, the Pentagon has decided not to ban smoking in war zones. Despite a study by the Institute of Medicine which argued that "any tobacco use while in uniform should be prohibited," the military rejected the advice. With nanny statism and other forms of do-gooderism running rampant, it's nice to see that the Pentagon refused to cave in.