Short-Sighted, Arrogant Control-Freak State Eagerly-Enforces Arbitrary Aesthetic Opinion Over Freedom and Self-Sustainability

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

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Judge Rules Government Can Ban Vegetable Gardens Because They’re ‘Ugly’:
http://countercurrentnews.com/2016/09/judge-rules-government-can-ban-vegetable-gardens-theyre-ugly/

(Ben Richards) Last week, a Miami-Dade judge became the focus of much-deserved anger when she ruled on an ordinance banning front yard vegetable gardens. The village of Miami Shores, according to the ruling, has every right to take legal action against residents who dare to grow food in their own yards because they are “ugly.”

The ruling was a whopping ten pages long as it was filled with legal analysis and definitions of what constitutes a vegetable. Even though she ruled in favor of the ban, Judge Monica Gordo acknowledged that she wasn’t quite sure how a vegetable garden can ruin the aesthetics of one’s property.

However, she stated that the democratically elected government has every right to dictate what constitutes an ugly front yard, and gardens are apparently a contributing factor.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Shallow, short-sighted, arrogant control-freaks eagerly-enforce arbitrary aesthetic opinion over freedom and self-sustainability…

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