Blog Posts - Nanny State

Chicago-Area Urban Survival/Bug-Out Classes In December

Any Chicago-area readers looking to learn urban survival/bug-out skills in the coming month? Back in the spring I mentioned the C.U.M.A. Survival School in a post about Chicago Reader contributor Connie Vaughn taking such training from the outfit. I...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 24, 2014

No Sugar Tonight

“Looking at the Senate, P.J. O’Rourke famously quipped that ‘The founding fathers, in their wisdom, devised a method by which our republic can take one hundred of its most prominent numbskulls and keep them out of the private sector whe...


by The Political Spectator on Jun 17, 2014

Michael Bloomberg And Heavenly Hubris

The New York Times just published an article about former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. In it, the gun “control” and so-called “Nanny State” proponent reportedly said: I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 16, 2014

Quote of the Day - Coach Tom Izzo Edition

“It is a little harder to motivate kids I guess because they’ve been pampered so much. We’re in the trophy generation, give ‘em a trophy for 23rd place, make ‘em feel good. Make mom and dad feel good.” Amen.   The more you pampe...
by just a conservative girl on Feb 10, 2014

Legal highs review launched

A new review of legal highs could finally lead to sweeping changes to UK drug legislation, the Home Office has said. Legal highs – officially known as psychoactive substances – are synthetic drugs which can be bought online and sometimes...
by Health Direct on Dec 12, 2013

Back To Blogging

It’s back to work over here at Survival And Prosperity this dreary Wednesday morning in the Chicagoland area. I had planned on publishing new material Monday, but decided to extend my “vacation” out a little bit longer. I apologize...
by Survival And Prosperity on Oct 16, 2013

More Nanny State Political Correctness Costing Tax Payers Millions

Aren't these pretty?  Forever Stamps,   Not so fast.  They are going to be destroyed, yep the entire run.  Why you ask?  Well it should be obvious and an outrage to you.  After all, take a look at the skateboarder.  ...
by just a conservative girl on Oct 10, 2013

Build an Outdoor Stove, Grill or Smoker, DIY Backyard Butchering

Bruce’s Poor Man Survival Bulletin A Digest of Urban Survival Resources For Independent Minded People! ISSN 2161-5543   "If we can just pass a few more laws, we could all be criminals!" -- Vinnie Moscarit...
by Urban Survival Resources on Sep 21, 2013

Nanny state about to get dearer

Another burden for British parents who already face some of the most expensive childcare costs in the world US homepage Nanny state about to get dearer is a post from: The Forex Trading System BlogNanny state about to get dearer is a post from: The F...
by Forex Trading System Blog on Aug 31, 2013

Bill O’Reilly: ‘The Most Important Story In America Today Is Our Declining Economic Power’

I rarely tune in to The O’Reilly Factor on the FOX News Channel (good material, but too much talking/shouting over one another). However, what host Bill O’Reilly said in his “Talking Points” segment on last night’s show struck a chord.
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 19, 2013

"Up in my Grill" -Rap Tribute to Independence Day

My new favorite rap song! "Fleeing from that water like my name was Ted Kennedy"...priceless!H/T Ashley H.
by Proof Positive on Jul 3, 2013

Some Thoughts on the Long March Through the Institutions

And no, these thoughts on the Long March Through the Institution aren’t even mine, but they are correct. Take a look at what R.S. McCain has to say on the subject… And to all of the new Tea Party folks, let me pass on a warning: the two ears...
by SENTRY JOURNAL on Jun 13, 2013

Risk of cot deaths rises five times if beds are shared

Sharing a bed with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome fivefold new research claims. The risk applies even if parents avoid tobacco, alcohol and drugs- other factors which are strongly linked to cot deaths. The BMJ Open resea...
by Health Direct on May 24, 2013

Mark Twain on Government

Judge Andrew Napolitano had it right when he said, to paraphrase, that U.S. Democrats and Republicans are the same Big Government Party, with a Welfare wing and a Military wing. When all you’re fighting over most of the time is a 15% increase i...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 26, 2013

Mother Bloomberg strikes again: Keep tobacco out of sight!

Ironically this proposal comes one day after an article at TPC had Mayor Bloomberg proposing a New York Restaurant Liquor Limitation Law! And only days after the Mayor's sugary drink ban was defeated by the courts. Bloomberg: “We know that out of...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 19, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg is all wet! (Cartoon)

This is what can happen to the Mayor when his government overreaches trying to control every aspect of the lives of the people of New York City! H/T The Western Center for Journalism ***Subscribe to TPC below and share this article with your frie...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 13, 2013

Hey New Yorkers, Here's Dunkin Doughnuts New Coffee Rules

Yep, this is really happening in the United States.  I don't feel sorry for the people who live there, they did this to themselves.  But the many tourists shouldn't be made to deal with this insanity.  ...
by just a conservative girl on Mar 8, 2013

Children as young as 12 given nicotine patches on the NHS- which parental knowldege

Children as young as 12 are being given nicotine patches by NHS nurses at school- without the knowledge or permission from their parents.The patches are being distributed by nurses employed by NHS South West Essex who visit schools every fortnight an...
by Health Direct on Jan 24, 2013

Obama Claims the Title as the Welfare King!!!

( -- During fiscal year 2012, the U.S. government spent a record $80.4 billion on food stamps, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a $2.7 billion increase from FY 2011. (Fiscal year 2012 ran from Oct. 1, 2011 through Se...

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