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The nanny state is at it again this week. A mother in Maine was arrested and charged with child endangerment, after letting her young daughter play in a park near her house. Because of course we can’t have kids playing in a park right? That simply won’t do.

The playground was only a few hundred feet away, and could be seen from her front porch. The local news interviewed the mother, as well the coddling, self-righteous police chief who threatened to take her daughter to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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As Infowars noted, this is just one example of an alarming trend in America. “This is not an isolated case, it’s part of a disturbing pattern of parents across the nation being punished for allowing their kids to form any semblance of individuality and self-responsibility.” It should be abundantly clear now, that the government won’t rest until they’ve successfully raised a generation of helpless kids, who’ll only recognize the nanny state as their guardian.

Joshua Krause is a reporter, writer and researcher at The Daily Sheeple. He was born and raised in the Bay Area and is a freelance writer and author. You can follow Joshua’s reports at Facebook or on his personal Twitter. Joshua’s website is Strange Danger.