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In other words, own could (very plausibly) say today that it's none of the governments' business if I eat too much salt, drink too much soda, or eat saturated fats. However,if the government bears the additional health care expenses of your lifestyle choices, it now has a credible public policy argument for limiting salt usage, regulating soda sizes, and banning saturated fats.

Yeah, we’ve certainly seen this with the number of children you choose to have...


My Uncle, who never had any children, got an 80% discount on his property tax for not burdening the school system with children to educate

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