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530 Fatties Facebook Page Targeted Overweight, Obese Yuba-Sutter Residents
CBS Sacramento ^ | July 21, 2014 | Anjali Hemphill

Posted on 07/22/2014 1:56:02 PM PDT by bornred

YUBA CITY (CBS13) — A Facebook page created to criticize people about their weight is generating controversy in the Yuba-Sutter region.

530 Fatties appears to be created by someone who lives within the local 530 area code, and featured photos of overweight or obese people in public without their permission. With those photos are words mocking the subjects’ weight.

The page was taken down at some point on Monday after CBS13 began looking into it after several people reached out to us.

Jessi Lynn Howell, 18, is still mortified after discovering a picture of herself posted on 530 Fatties.


(Excerpt) Read more at sacramento.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Local News
KEYWORDS: fatties; obesity
Which is more effective: social shaming from one's peers, or banning Big Gulps?
1 posted on 07/22/2014 1:56:02 PM PDT by bornred
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To: bornred; GeronL

But if he’d been at a baseball game in the crowd, he would’ve been fair game for the hosts to ridicule as a drunk, tubby, etc.

I loathe the doublestandard media.


2 posted on 07/22/2014 1:59:10 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: bornred

I loathe social media


3 posted on 07/22/2014 2:07:22 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Yeah, I saw this yesterday. Whoever created it should be ashamed.


4 posted on 07/22/2014 2:09:14 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: bornred

This is an outrage!

If, however, these people’s pics were posted at People of Walmart, then that’d be OK.

(Its a JOKE, son)


5 posted on 07/22/2014 2:10:34 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: F15Eagle

Probably created by a sanctimonious liberal.


6 posted on 07/22/2014 2:12:44 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: bornred

Approved my Moochelle, as she thinks it is good to “Fat Shame” people...


7 posted on 07/22/2014 2:13:36 PM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: F15Eagle

It would be funny if one of the vics traced down the originator and gave them a nice trojan.


8 posted on 07/22/2014 2:14:56 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: bornred

If that’s Jessica, she is very pretty. If she’s also sweet and competent at some marketable skill, she should have no problems in life.

People with nothing to do but run down others on Facebook, on the other hand ...

Honestly, if I wasn’t so vain, I’d get fat just to stick it to people who hate fat people.


9 posted on 07/22/2014 2:15:41 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No power in the 'verse can stop me.)
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To: bornred

The blond girl in the photo is beautiful. Very cruel to mock her weight.


10 posted on 07/22/2014 2:17:07 PM PDT by Wage Slave
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To: Tax-chick

Got no beef with Jessica.

Those cops, OTOH ... They can’t possibly be serving the public as they should. Physical fitness is a job requirement for a peace officer.


11 posted on 07/22/2014 2:18:16 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: NorthMountain

I agree that police officers (and military personnel) should be physically fit. That doesn’t require being ultra-marathoner skinny, but definitely able to lift, climb, and pursue on foot.


12 posted on 07/22/2014 2:21:21 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No power in the 'verse can stop me.)
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To: bornred

Good thing the bailiffs are armed because they sure as heck couldn’t run after anyone.

Nice to see them texting on taxpayer time as well.


13 posted on 07/22/2014 2:22:06 PM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The Ends)
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To: Tax-chick

Nobody should look like that at the young age of 18. She is facing a lifetime of health problems. Which BTW we will inevitably pay for.

Also, she will never be able to land a decent husband with a body resembling Jabba the Hutt, so we will also wind up paying for her mocha-colored illegitimate children.

The FB poster is probably a loser but shame is exactly what the doctor ordered here.


14 posted on 07/22/2014 2:27:52 PM PDT by bornred
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To: bornred

It’s okay to have an irrational hatred of fat people. It’s the last socially acceptable bastion of bigotry, providing the perfect release for social ignorance.


15 posted on 07/22/2014 2:28:54 PM PDT by pallis
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To: pallis
It’s the last socially acceptable bastion of bigotry, providing the perfect release for social ignorance.

Hardly.

It's perfectly acceptable to hate white, Christian men with a blazing fury that only demons could inspire.

16 posted on 07/22/2014 2:30:37 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: bornred

17 posted on 07/22/2014 2:31:07 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: relictele

Warm in the winter,
Shady in the summertime...


18 posted on 07/22/2014 2:32:29 PM PDT by glasseye
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To: bornred

photos of overweight or obese people in public

While I don’t agree with doing this people in public have no expectation of privacy.


19 posted on 07/22/2014 2:33:59 PM PDT by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: bornred

Never? I have known some obese females who married and stayed married. They work. Their husbands work. I am not so sure about obese males staying in happy, long term relationships.

The other day, hubby and I met several members of a large family. Pun intended! They were some of the nicest, happiest, most welcoming people we have met in a while. The matriarch was stick thin at 83. Lol. But her children have had a lifetime of really good eatin.


20 posted on 07/22/2014 2:34:45 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: petitfour
Reminds me of these guys.


21 posted on 07/22/2014 2:35:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: fatnotlazy

Some doc was ranting on the radio yesterday about his going up to a guy in the grocery store and telling him about all the bad things that were in his grocery cart. Listened for quite a while hoping they would have a phone number to call in but they didn’t give one and it’s no wonder. Just nobody’s business what I have in my grocery cart unless they notice all the ice cream and want to know which flavor we prefer.


22 posted on 07/22/2014 2:38:25 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: pallis

There is nothing wrong with shaming people who engage in self-destructive or antisocial behavior. Whether that behavior involves overeating, sodomy, promiscuity, voting Democrat, or something else.

This is how societies have enforced their mores for thousands of years.


23 posted on 07/22/2014 2:38:50 PM PDT by bornred
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To: a fool in paradise

exactly!


24 posted on 07/22/2014 2:44:53 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: bornred

I disagree with this. There is no reason, other than cruelty, to post pictures of fat people online on a ridicule website. We can talk all we want about how heavy people should lose weight and should not eat as much or exercise, but that is not a reason to publicly ridicule them. They aren’t hurting anyone by being fat.


25 posted on 07/22/2014 2:54:56 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

What about people of Wal Mart? Does that site get permission to post peoples unflattering pictures there??? What are the laws or regulations for this sort of thing???


26 posted on 07/22/2014 2:58:38 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: dfwgator

I heard they ate that dog.

Served him with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.


27 posted on 07/22/2014 3:04:38 PM PDT by Eaker (Dogs love to be hugged! Rescue and Hug One Today.)
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To: bornred

Back when I smoked I had a few great fat pigs try to admonish me for doing so.

I politely pointed out that they were not only great fat pigs but also hypocrites.

Shut’em right up it did to.


28 posted on 07/22/2014 3:07:11 PM PDT by Eaker (Dogs love to be hugged! Rescue and Hug One Today.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

[If, however, these people’s pics were posted at People of Walmart, then that’d be OK. (Its a JOKE, son)]

Just the other day I was in the checkout line at our local Wallyworld. Directly in front of me was a father with what looked like about a 7 year old son. Just in front of them was a huge lady with a posterior that wouldn’t quit. Her cell phone went off giving off a series of BEEP, BEEP, BEEP’S.
The son suddenly said, “look out Dad, she’s backing up”.
For all of us who heard the above, it made our day.


29 posted on 07/22/2014 3:12:49 PM PDT by Islander2
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To: bornred

now we just pass law to do all that.

bigger gubmint is better gubmint, comrades!


30 posted on 07/22/2014 3:14:57 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Responsibility2nd

i think People of Walmart is no longer on the web.


31 posted on 07/22/2014 3:15:28 PM PDT by Snoopers-868th
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To: bornred

One reason most public assistance is wrong is that it provides people with an “acceptable” excuse to despise and wish to control others.

If it makes you feel better, don’t think of your tax dollars as (possibly) paying for pretty young Jessi’s medical care. Think of them as paying for a state college professor of Queer and Transgendered Studies or Barack Obama’s salary.

(Unless you have an astoundingly high income, you’re not paying anything like enough taxes to cover either of those.)


32 posted on 07/22/2014 3:16:29 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No power in the 'verse can stop me.)
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To: Tax-chick

cacomorphobia - A fear of fat or obese people, not a hatred or dislike. Literally terrified of being around a fat person without a rational reason.

Being a skinny fella, fat ppl do bother me somewhat, but a fat democrat causes my head to explode...just kidding on that last part.


33 posted on 07/22/2014 3:24:37 PM PDT by corbe (mystified)
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To: NorthMountain

Only on TV.


34 posted on 07/22/2014 3:25:03 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: corbe

Barbara Mikulski would be dreadful even if she was thin ... see Nancy Pelosi.

I don’t know anything about the young woman pictured except that I think she’s pretty, even though she’s fat. If she decides she doesn’t want to be fat, Weight Watchers works for anyone who consistently follows the plan.

However, weight loss doesn’t change a bad person into a good one, and weight gain doesn’t change a good person into a bad one.


35 posted on 07/22/2014 3:29:20 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No power in the 'verse can stop me.)
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To: dfwgator

I have noticed many times that many fat, dumpy men won’t have a chubby or fat mate. No, they want 8s or 9s. It’s weird.


36 posted on 07/22/2014 3:59:18 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (If chocolate fudge cake could sing, it would sound like Barry White.)
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To: bornred

Did you not click through to the article? She had already lost 50 pounds from when that photo was taken.


37 posted on 07/22/2014 5:17:42 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Islander2
True story???

Just the other day I was in the checkout line at our local Wallyworld. Directly in front of me was a father with what looked like about a 7 year old son. Just in front of them was a huge lady with a posterior that wouldn’t quit. Her cell phone went off giving off a series of BEEP, BEEP, BEEP’S. The son suddenly said, “look out Dad, she’s backing up”. For all of us who heard the above, it made our day.

'Cause that's FUNNY!!!!!

38 posted on 07/22/2014 5:37:08 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: Tax-chick

in the article the your women said she has already lost 50 lb and put up a pic of her new self


39 posted on 07/22/2014 6:18:01 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: bornred
WalMart pix may be appropriate on this thread.
40 posted on 07/22/2014 6:43:03 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: doug from upland

Nice one!


41 posted on 07/22/2014 6:44:30 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: nascarnation
Michelle Obama separated at birth?
42 posted on 07/22/2014 6:51:51 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: doug from upland

To paraphrase the late Johnny Cochran...

“If the hips are wide, you must deride....”


43 posted on 07/22/2014 6:55:52 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Tax-chick

Obesity is not a conservative value, nor is stuffing your teenaged daughter full of Cheetos.

What makes us different from hippy dippy liberals is that we have community standards, and we’ll call people out for ridiculous behavior instead of trying to make them feel good about their poor decisions.

No government intervention needed, just good old fashioned social pressure. The way it’s worked for millennia.


44 posted on 07/22/2014 7:55:14 PM PDT by bornred
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To: Wage Slave

She would be beautiful if she lost 50-60 pounds.


45 posted on 07/22/2014 9:48:02 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: 9YearLurker

Good for her.


46 posted on 07/22/2014 9:48:52 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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