Separation of [fill in the blank] and State

We're all familiar (or should be, after reading this) with how socialized healthcare is just a hop, skip, and jump away from regulating what we eat, drink and smoke. After all, as Radley Balko notes, "If I?m paying for my neighbor?s high cholesterol, I?m more open to the idea that perhaps government ought to start regulating what he eats."

But did you know that regulating healthcare also leads to regulating how we practice religion? Glen Whitman writes, "The California Supreme Court has ruled that the Catholic Church must provide birth control in its employees? health plans."

Previously, Glen has argued for the separation of education and state.

And David Bernstein just advocated the separation of science and state.

Um, might I suggest the separation of everything and state?

Okay, I'll give 'em the right to designate the official state bird, but that's it.

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I advocate the separation of

I advocate the separation of the state's head from it's shoulders.

The ACLU supports this

The ACLU supports this decision, reaffirming the "L" in their name is completely meaningless.

To say a service like

To say a service like healthcare or education is a "human right," in practice, means you get it in the (rationed) amount and form the State wants you to have, and buying it in the form you want becomes much more difficult (if not criminalized). It means the providers of the service will be cartelized, and that the provision of the service will be regulated according to their professional culture and institutional mindset.

But Micha, aren?t you the

But Micha, aren?t you the person who supports Socialized Tolerance and Forced acceptance of the Equality of sexual orientation?

We're all familiar (or should be, after reading this) with how socialized tolerance is just a hop, skip, and jump away from regulating what we eat, drink and smoke. After all, as Micha Ghertner notes, "If I?m paying for my neighbor?s high cholesterol, I?m more open to the idea that perhaps government ought to start regulating what the definition of terms like ?Marriage? means or who?s behavior I should tolerate, and who?s behavior I should not tolerate?.