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New bill would make it illegal for restaurants to serve the obese
The Smoking Gun ^ | 2/1/08 | The Smoking Gun

Posted on 02/01/2008 4:38:48 PM PST by freemike

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To: freemike
I reckon Fat Teddy won't be having lunch in Mississippi in the future......
51 posted on 02/01/2008 4:58:52 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: tips up
Will they weigh each patron before seating them? And measure height to calculate BMI?

You are a little behind the times aren't you?

Once you are issued your National ID card, the magnetic strip on the back will have all your data. God help us.

52 posted on 02/01/2008 4:59:18 PM PST by The Iceman Cometh (Evil has a name and it is Hillary!)
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To: boop

I’ve already said our one best hope is to get algore to convince these loons that global warming is accelerating at such alarming rates and CO2 exhaled by humans means the only way out is for them to commit mass suicide.


53 posted on 02/01/2008 5:00:26 PM PST by tpanther
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

fat people should be embarrassed to eat in public but our society no longer has shame


54 posted on 02/01/2008 5:02:01 PM PST by bigjackattack
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To: boop
I for one would love to see some anti-smoking activist porker get refused service.

Here's your mark. I can't tell what she's doing with her right hand, but she might be nursing a smoke.


55 posted on 02/01/2008 5:02:12 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Retire Ron Paul! Support Chris Peden (www.chrispeden.org))
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To: freemike

So, they wanna legislate discrimination?


56 posted on 02/01/2008 5:02:38 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: freemike
If only they would introduce a bill to keep stupid and poor people from voting Democrat. At least that would make sense...
58 posted on 02/01/2008 5:04:08 PM PST by Digital Sniper (Hello, "Undocumented Immigrant." I'm an "Undocumented Border Patrol Agent.")
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To: nicmarlo

It’s off the charts insanity.


59 posted on 02/01/2008 5:04:21 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: Emmett McCarthy

“If the bars won’t serve drunks and the restaurants won’t serve fat people, maybe it’s all designed to keep Ted Kennedy out of Mississippi?”

ROFLMAO! That was my first big laugh of the day. And it’s already past my bedtime, so THANKS! :)


60 posted on 02/01/2008 5:04:22 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: freemike

As stupid as it is, I don’t see any reason the state of Mississippi can’t do this if they want to. But we’d better get over the idea that anything a state goverment can do to it’s citizens, the US Congress can do to all of us by claiming they’re “regulating commerce”.


61 posted on 02/01/2008 5:04:49 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: bigjackattack
fat people should be embarrassed to eat in public but our society no longer has shame

Blow it out your ear.

62 posted on 02/01/2008 5:05:36 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: nicmarlo
Of course there is no bill that would demand that all obese State Legislators loose their job, that would be oppressive.
63 posted on 02/01/2008 5:05:54 PM PST by GregoTX (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Gabz

In case you missed it...Nanny State Ping.

Smoke Gnatzies...they can’t ALL be skinny, can they? The chickens are coming home to roost! ;)


64 posted on 02/01/2008 5:06:03 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: freemike
This reminds me of an old New Yorker cartoon. Two men and a dog. "Don't feed him anything. That's as big as I want him to get."
65 posted on 02/01/2008 5:06:32 PM PST by firebrand
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To: sierrahome
Unless you last name is Donner or Lechter.
66 posted on 02/01/2008 5:06:35 PM PST by reg45
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To: processing please hold

Unbelievable!


68 posted on 02/01/2008 5:07:39 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: blackdog
Good way to keep Michael Moore out of your state.

Most of his fat is between his ears.

69 posted on 02/01/2008 5:08:20 PM PST by reg45
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To: GregoTX

Course not; don’t you know, we live in Animal Farm.


70 posted on 02/01/2008 5:08:36 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: nicmarlo

Ain’t it though.


71 posted on 02/01/2008 5:08:39 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: Morgana
define obese!

Good point. That'll go all the way to the Supreme Court, where it will be ruled that an obese person is "anyone fatter than Ruth Bader Ginsburg". (And one of the justices will declare in a supporting opinion, "I can't define obese, but I know it when I see it...)


72 posted on 02/01/2008 5:08:44 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Retire Ron Paul! Support Chris Peden (www.chrispeden.org))
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To: doc1019; Pride in the USA
Will they have scales at the door? Who will say what “Obese” is?

I think they'll federalize a new department under the DHS umbrella. The federal fat police will meet patrons at the door, where grannies will be required to remove their clothing so the agents can measure their BMI with calipers.

73 posted on 02/01/2008 5:09:32 PM PST by lonevoice (It's always "Apologize to a Muslim Hour"...somewhere)
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To: processing please hold

They have the “time” to write these kinds of laws, but no time to worry about such matters, as “trite” as the ILLEGAL INVASION going on.....


74 posted on 02/01/2008 5:09:39 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Nervous Tick

Soylent Green is people!


75 posted on 02/01/2008 5:10:03 PM PST by reg45
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To: reg45

>> Soylent Green is people!

And darn tasty, too, if you’re hungry enough and they’re properly prepared.


77 posted on 02/01/2008 5:11:46 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Retire Ron Paul! Support Chris Peden (www.chrispeden.org))
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To: mamelukesabre
Gluttony does cause obesity.

Good catch.

78 posted on 02/01/2008 5:11:55 PM PST by secretagent
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To: nicmarlo
Look at the bright side of this, serial killers don't go after fat people. They like the real skinny ones they can handle one on one.

In all seriousness, this can't be legal. It's discrimination.

79 posted on 02/01/2008 5:11:57 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: John Jorsett
This wouldn’t survive the first lawsuit, and he no doubt knows it.

you mean the way McCain-Feingold is clearly unconstitutional, and can't possibly survive judicial review?

No man's life, liberty or property are safe as long as court is in session.

80 posted on 02/01/2008 5:12:40 PM PST by null and void (Conservatism. It's the new Black...)
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To: freemike

Old Country Buffet will go bankrupt.


81 posted on 02/01/2008 5:12:47 PM PST by randita (Do not trust any polls!)
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To: donnab
What happened to the America I once knew?

Gone With The Wind. And frankly my dear, too many people just don't give a damn.

82 posted on 02/01/2008 5:12:51 PM PST by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: Morgana

>> what is she about to give birth to????????

I DON’T want to know. Being a Code Pinker, she’s probably having Medea Benjamin’s baby.


83 posted on 02/01/2008 5:13:25 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Retire Ron Paul! Support Chris Peden (www.chrispeden.org))
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To: bigjackattack

Depends on what you mean by fat. People that are 400 lbs, on dissability, and sit in those electric chairs and don’t bath because it’s too difficult should be embarrassed.

People that are physically capable and basically healthy and earn enough dough to be self sufficient and are 30 or 40 pounds overweight shouldn’t be made to feel like lepers. It’s their choice to overtax their cardio system and their joint and risk getting diabetes and an early death. I think it’s foolish, but there are worse sins one could commit.


84 posted on 02/01/2008 5:13:39 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: nicmarlo

Mind boggling, isn’t it. They won’t give us what we want but they force on us what we don’t want. Upside down world.


85 posted on 02/01/2008 5:14:00 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: ItsForTheChildren

LOL!


86 posted on 02/01/2008 5:14:19 PM PST by null and void (Conservatism. It's the new Black...)
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To: freemike

Frankly, I am flummoxed as to why the Republicans aren’t going to take the White House again.


87 posted on 02/01/2008 5:15:13 PM PST by ShadowDancer (Alcoholism is a disease, but itís the only disease that you can get yelled at for having.)
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To: donnab
"What happened to the America I once knew?" It left with B & W tv. (Think about it.)
88 posted on 02/01/2008 5:15:25 PM PST by yorkie
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To: processing please hold

I’ve got little to no fat on me (high metabolism), but this is NUTS and just plain wrong.

You’re darn right it’s discrimination.


89 posted on 02/01/2008 5:15:56 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: processing please hold
Upside down world.

Seems to be, every single day any longer.

90 posted on 02/01/2008 5:16:51 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Nervous Tick
And darn tasty, too, if you’re hungry enough and they’re properly prepared.

I like mine marinaded and chicken fried.

91 posted on 02/01/2008 5:17:38 PM PST by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: Nervous Tick; Morgana

is that the belly button hanging down below her knees?


93 posted on 02/01/2008 5:18:54 PM PST by tioga (Beware: conservative with back to the wall. Proceed with extreme caution.)
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To: donnab

It’s going down the tubes...


94 posted on 02/01/2008 5:19:44 PM PST by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL.)
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To: nicmarlo

In a few I’ll grab my bag of chocolate peanut clusters and pop in Jeepers Creepers II and enjoy both before they’re outlawed by the left in this country. lol


95 posted on 02/01/2008 5:20:39 PM PST by processing please hold (Where's the Cosmic Singularity?)
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To: lonevoice

LOL! You might be on to something … ;-)


96 posted on 02/01/2008 5:20:50 PM PST by doc1019
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To: tioga

>> is that the belly button hanging down below her knees?

(squinting): I can’t tell for sure. Could be a nipple.


98 posted on 02/01/2008 5:22:28 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Retire Ron Paul! Support Chris Peden (www.chrispeden.org))
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To: processing please hold

I like Haystacks....milk chocolate, please.

: )


99 posted on 02/01/2008 5:23:29 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Morgana

>> The next thing is how do you know if a person is obese because they eat too much or if it is a health issue.

That’s what lawyers are for.

Call 1-800-EDW-ARDS.


100 posted on 02/01/2008 5:24:12 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Retire Ron Paul! Support Chris Peden (www.chrispeden.org))
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