Skip to comments.AN ACT TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS FROM SERVING 1 FOOD TO ANY PERSON WHO IS OBESE,
Posted on 02/01/2008 8:12:23 PM PST by Leisler
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Mississippi Bumper Sticker: At Least We’re Not...Oh crap.
That would be ‘endemic’, not ‘epidemic’. Not the best use of the word, but somewhat acceptable.
Well.....here’s the actual proposed nanny-state bill.....
Skinny and vapid?!?
That thing doesn't even have enough fat in her head, let alone on her body.
Well, they gotta start somewhere, right?
Ban the feeding of fat people, they should also make it illegal for fat people to buy any form of food
Who ever put this thing together is a total idiot and just plain ignorant. For starters there are people who are diabetic who may wander into a restaurant simply needing anything to eat and what if they cannot get served? What then? For others who are truly obese you start cutting off the calories and retaining water becomes a problem. My point is that the solution is a little more complex than what conventional thinking and wisdom will bring about and in this case we are better off leaving things alone.
With "Food Stamps" ...
Not if they ask me, but then they’re politicians :)
if grocery stores didn't accept foo stamps.... and besides these days they use a debit card
I agree. Morbid obesity results from food addiction. It should be treated as an addiction just like alcoholism or drug dependency. This proposed law equates to a kind of prohibition which doesn’t work. Besides that, it is unconsitutional.
Psst! Buddy! You look like you could use a few fries.....
You would expect this in New York or California...NOT Mississippi. Some research into who introduced the bill ought to be done. I’m going to guess that this is not a native Mississippi individual...and they don’t travel in their state much.
As soon as some enterprising lawyer were to figure out that more women were affected than men, the discrimination lawsuits would start to fly and the legislature would have to repeal this thing. Assuming it became law, which it wont.
Hell, you could get sugar diabetes just by looking at her. I’ll pass. Maybe someone a little closer to warmth in the winter and shade in the summer would be about right.
A good start would be growing a common-sense brain.
Don't hold your breath waiting on Barney Quakebottom to introduce that legislation.
Tell me again how to tell the pubbies and dims apart...
“No Soup For You, fatso”
What are they going to do about drive up windows? Have a fat inspector out looking at every body that goes through the line. What a joke.
Try that and the ACLU will sue.
“......should we also stop serving food to people of a certain skin color”?
Well, since the main obesity problem in Mississippi (and most everywhere else) is concentrated among Blacks, especially poor Black women (Hispanics are hard hit also), thats exactly what would happen.
Miss. was once a Conservative stronghold. The Republican Party in the South was once strongly Conservative. A lot of that is History now. Even in Texas a large number, but not all, of statewide officials (Who are all Republican for now) are Moderate to Liberal as evidenced by our own Guv Rick “Goodhair” Perry who was re-elected by a whopping 39% of the vote in a 4 way race.
lol, don’t ya know, gay life styles are in...
I think I read somewhere there was a percentage point of interest in the obesity factor of those that live on the internet and that often frequent forums.
Is it a defensive gesture?
>> Try that and the ACLU will sue.
These are the types of issues the ACLU should be looking at; preventing obese people from being served food.
Will the restaurants be required to have scales and charts at the front door ?
ACCK! Here I am on FR and I just ate a cookie...now I feel guilty.
I thought that was just on South Park.
Notice how politicians never go after alcoholics?
Anything for MS trial lawyers in need of a new cash cow, I guess.
But insurance companies will love it. They can cut off fat patients from getting insurance payments. Life insurance payments can be denied if a person dies of some fat-related ailment whether fat really is the culprit or not. I’m sure some scientific evidence can be manufactured to suit any ole lawyer’s case. Kind of like homeowners whose houses blow away during a hurricane can’t make a claim to their insurance because during the hurricane, water blew ashore and replaced the spot where the houses used to be. Which came first? The wind or the sea??????????
“If they want to shout at fat dudes, let them adjourn and hang out at Buford’s House of Lard ‘n Waffles.”
It burned down last week.
2012 maybe... Haley vowed to serve his full term before even considering another office. He is a man of his word 100%.
Then the driver sez, “It ain’t fer me. It’s fer mah skinny wife back at the house.”
I heard the other day that African-Americans do not, as a rule, tip the wait staff. Is that true? Where did that enter their culture?
Or better yet there will be food speak-easys.
This is just more of the Nanny Government trying to rule like dictators. Jeeez Loueez!
Skinny and vapid?!?
* thumbs up * lol
Women should look like women, not twelve year old boys.
I’d like to see La. try to get a bill like that passed. The phrase, ‘raging cajun’ would have a new meaning.
lol! That was funny!
I have to agree with you. After watching episodes on TV of fat people needing to be lifted by cranes to get off the bed, I have changed my attitude on these types. They should have the same fate as lame horses and turned into glue.
I know a dark secluded place
Where no one ever knows your face
A fried food dinner, a custard glace
It's called Fat Folks Hideaway
Just knock three times and whisper low
That you and I were sent by Joe
Then scarf a tart and you will know
You're in Fat Folks Hideway......
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Doesn’t the Mississippi legislature have anything better to do? If not, they need to go home for a while, so they won’t do any damage.
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