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State ‘Nanny’ Plan Described as ‘Sinister’

Proposal might even violate human rights laws on privacy,  family

nanny-stateFrom WND.com, Bob  Unruh, 08/10/13 –  A bill in Scotland that would assign every minor a government “nanny” with  the legal authority to ensure they are raised in a government-approved manner  has faced headwinds from family and homeschool organizations, and now the  lawyers are lining up against it.

WND reported earlier that parents in  Scotland are fighting the “anti-parent” proposal. According to the Home  School Legal Defense Association, the measure would assign a government  social worker, or “named person, to ‘[promote, support or safeguard the  well-being” of every child from birth.

The government worker would have considerable authority to order what the  child and parents must do regarding matters such as schooling, health and social  activities.

It’s part of an initiative that calls for “Getting it Right for Every  Child.”

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Center for Data Analysis Report On Economy

The 2010 Index of Dependence on Government

Abstract: The number of Americans who pay taxes continues to shrink—and the United States is close to the point at which half of the population will not pay taxes for government benefits they receive. In 2009, 64.3 million Americans depended on the government (read: their fellow citizens) for their daily housing, food, and health care. Starting in 2015, the Social Security program will not receive enough taxes to pay all the promised benefits—which will be hard for all job-holders, but devastating for roughly half the American workforce that has no other retirement program. Add in last year’s preposterously named American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, spiraling academic grants, flat-out farm socialism, the swelling ranks of Americans who believe themselves entitled to “free” government benefits—and now the government takeover of the nation’s health care system—and the very nature of this country’s republican form of government is called into question. Like they have been doing since 2002, Heritage Foundation policy experts lay out the increasingly gloomy facts. Can Americans pull back from the brink of complete dependence on government?

from the Heritage Foundation

Published on October 14, 2010 by William Beach and Patrick Tyrrell Center for Data Analysis Report #10-08

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This report should shock every American citizen who cares enough about America to read it.  The pace at which we are spiraling downward into a socialist nanny state is alarming!!!

Click here to view The 2010 Index of Dependence on Government.