#rsrh Ehh. Foodies.

They’ll all still vote Democratic next year anyway.  Ironic, huh? – because the next Republican President candidate – or President – who will give a tinker’s dam about whether you drink raw milk or not will probably be the first.

Via Instapundit.

Moe Lane

PS: What I wrote two years ago still applies.  Kind of sucks when your counter-cultural attitude isn’t on the Left’s Officially Acceptable Alternate Lifestyle list, huh?

FDA victory in the War on Raw Milk!

The USA has solved all of our other problems, you see.

Marvel at our heroic government agents as they swoop in at 5 AM* to stop the pernicious practice of selling unpasteurized milk across state lines!

An Amish farm in Pennsylvania has been stopped from selling contraband milk after a year-long federal government sting operation.

The Rainbow Acres Farm was found to have been smuggling banned unpasteurised milk to customers in Maryland.

Cheer as this tawdry trade – dominated by cartels of Amish farmers and natural-food enthusiasts – is shut down!  Rejoice as the profit margins of Monsanto** and other agriculture companies are protected by their pet Democratic shills in Congress! Continue reading FDA victory in the War on Raw Milk!

FDA hassling Amish over raw milk.

Interstate commerce strikes again!

There is no such thing as a libertarian Democrat.

“They came in the dark, shining bright flashlights while my family was asleep, keeping me from milking my cows, from my family, from breakfast with my family and from our morning devotions, and alarming my children enough so that the first question they asked my wife was, ‘Is Daddy going to jail?’”

That’s how Amish farmer Dan Allgyer described an early morning visit last week from two FDA agents, two U.S. Marshals, and a Pennsylvania state trooper. Apparently, investigating a single farmer for possibly trafficking raw milk across state lines requires a show of force.

(via The DC Trawler) Pretty much by definition. You can have libertarian Republicans – and, as libertarians are no doubt eager to point out, you can certainly have hypocritical ‘libertarian’ Republicans – but the Democrats are a liberal-run political party these days, and liberals like to expand the state. That’s what liberals do. This can be disconcerting to counter-culture types that are not on the Left’s list of protected lifestyle choices. Continue reading FDA hassling Amish over raw milk.