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First They Came For Cigarettes…

Nebraska Governor Mike Johanns declares March ‘caffeine awareness month.’ Caffeine can, Nebraskans are warned, lead to headaches, jitteriness, irritability, difficulties in concentration, mood swings and other maladies. If this proclamation is any way typical of his activities, the same might be said of Gov. Johanns.

Story via Radley Balko, who sees this as an early sign that caffeine will be the next target of opportunity for the nannies, scolds and trial lawyers who so plague our era. He’s probably right but, look on the bright side, at least we’re not dogs.


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