Jerry Agar here, guest hosting for Ezra Levant: Some people have an inborn need to control the lives of others.
Having regulated smokers out of public buildings and city parks, they are now trying to find ways to make it illegal to smoke in your own apartment or condo.
Yet they are also aggressively trying to regulate e-cigarettes which many people are using to actually quit smoking cigarettes. What do they want?
And now they want to legalize marijuana — a smokeable product. I am beginning to suspect the effort to legalize marijuana is so that they will have something else to regulate. Think about that as you light up your next joint...
City Hall in Toronto is considering a report on energy drinks from the Toronto Board of Health that recommends, “city-owned buildings not sell or distribute the caffeinated beverages because of the potential ‘health impacts’ they can have on people, particularly children.”
Energy drinks contain half the caffeine, in the same volume drink, as a cup of coffee. Will City Hall and the Board of Health move next to go to war against coffee?
Did anyone at the board and the council have a cup of coffee while considering new laws against energy drinks?
Some will make the argument that bad diet costs our health-care system too much money, but that is not a reason to legislate how we live. It is a reason to figure out whether socialized medicine means that one group of people has a right to bully another…
TONIGHT'S GUESTS: Christine Van Geyn of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation joins me to talk about the astonishing news that the number of teachers on Ontario's Sunshine List — those provincial civil servants paid over $100,000 a year — has tripled.
Then The Rebel's David Menzies comes on to talk about a raucous riding association meeting — during which police were called— that calls the Progressive Conservative Party's cohesion into question.
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