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Top Obama aide battles the bulge
NY Post ^ | April 21, 2010

Posted on 04/21/2010 5:02:35 AM PDT by COUNTrecount

While President Obama has been busy playing golf -- 32 times since becoming president, eight rounds more than George W. Bush played in his entire two terms -- his press secretary, Robert Gibbs, has been biking and kayaking and Tweeting about it to his 55,600 followers. "The truth is, having traveled with [Obama] on the campaign, you're working so much and by the end of the day, you're just so exhausted, I let my health go. I gained weight," Gibbs, 39, told Daily Beast reporter Lloyd Grove.

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1 posted on 04/21/2010 5:02:35 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

When did weight gain become bad health?


2 posted on 04/21/2010 5:05:45 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: COUNTrecount

You know what’s really frightening about this? That Gibbs has over 55,000 followers on Twitter......


3 posted on 04/21/2010 5:08:09 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Wow. He’s only 39?


4 posted on 04/21/2010 5:09:32 AM PDT by RightField (A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.)
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To: knarf

Are you serious?

Additional pressure on the heart.
Additional pressure on joints.
Additional pressure on feet.

yada yada


5 posted on 04/21/2010 5:10:56 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: knarf

“When did weight gain become bad health?”

When the degree of weight gain in the US led to an explosion in the prevalence of type II diabetes.


6 posted on 04/21/2010 5:11:36 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

too bad for him that lying isn’t good exercise

He’d weigh about 155, with the circulatory system of a marathon runner.


7 posted on 04/21/2010 5:13:22 AM PDT by gthog61
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To: COUNTrecount

Long work days and a high stress job will do that to you. And it’s a pain in the backside to get it off, too. Just waiting for the adrenal glands to get back to normal takes a while.


8 posted on 04/21/2010 5:22:44 AM PDT by Desdemona
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
According to the American Diabetes Association:

Type 2 diabetes: your child's risk

Type 2 diabetes runs in families. In part, this tendency is due to children learning bad habits eating a poor diet, not exercising--from their parents. But there is also a genetic basis.

9 posted on 04/21/2010 5:23:17 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: COUNTrecount

He’s only 39? Yeesh.


10 posted on 04/21/2010 5:23:45 AM PDT by SueRae
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To: COUNTrecount

Gibbs 39? I would have thought older.


11 posted on 04/21/2010 5:31:47 AM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: knarf

It’s the “adult onset” aspect that’s exploding...due mostly to weight.


12 posted on 04/21/2010 5:36:16 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself... - D.H. Lawrence)
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To: COUNTrecount

He looks awful.


13 posted on 04/21/2010 5:37:48 AM PDT by decisis
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To: COUNTrecount
Top Obama aide battles the bulge

So when you call Chief Propaganda Minister Gibbs "a big fat liar" you aren't exaggerating!

14 posted on 04/21/2010 5:46:52 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (The 0bama regime represents an "Clear and Present Danger" to the US - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: COUNTrecount
Holy crap! He is 39??? He looks 10 years older...goes to show you what a bad diet and lifestyle can do to you.

He disgusts me...

15 posted on 04/21/2010 5:48:20 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: NMEwithin

At 39, he doesn’t have the creds to be the smarmy sarcastic prick that he is at his pressers.


16 posted on 04/21/2010 5:51:31 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: RightField
Wow. He’s only 39?

Hell, the way he acts I thought he was 19.

17 posted on 04/21/2010 5:57:33 AM PDT by unixfox
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To: COUNTrecount

I see that weight gain also contributes to stupidity in Gibbs case.


18 posted on 04/21/2010 6:13:19 AM PDT by Piquaboy (Military veteran of 22 years in Navy, Air Force, and Army.)
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To: Piquaboy

HOW STUPID IS ROBERT GIBBS ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK8aiRQodL0


19 posted on 04/21/2010 6:15:42 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Michelle, the Obesity Czar, will need to spring into action.
I can just see the two of them playing Wii Tennis in the West Wing...*my eyes!*


20 posted on 04/21/2010 6:16:09 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: COUNTrecount

Not near as stupid as those who elected his master.


21 posted on 04/21/2010 6:17:03 AM PDT by sport
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To: The Sons of Liberty

It appears that the stress of constantly lying ages you AND causes the pounds to pack on.


22 posted on 04/21/2010 6:17:38 AM PDT by 1951Boomer
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55,000 nitwits follow this nitwit?


23 posted on 04/21/2010 6:25:18 AM PDT by isom35
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To: COUNTrecount

Let him go on Jenny Craig with Jason Alexander.
(standing next to him in an ad would suddenly make
George Costanza look credible....)


24 posted on 04/21/2010 6:26:38 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: sport
Not near as stupid as those who elected his master.

Those who elected him did not do so as the result of rational and empirical thought.

It seems that they were, in some way, hypnotized or predisposed to drink his Koolade because of some earlier indoctrination.

And, of course, his African American supporters supported him purely because of his race. One wonders if the strong Christian segment of that group will come to their senses OR will their racial trance hold over time.

It will certainly test their faith!

25 posted on 04/21/2010 6:26:56 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself... - D.H. Lawrence)
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To: knarf
There may be variable susceptibility based on genetics, but the hard fact is that obesity leads to insulin resistance and Type II diabetes. Patients who lose weight are often able to stop meds (including insulin) and normalize blood sugars. This is definitely a lifestyle-determined disease process. Obesity also increases your likelihood of having hypertension, and of having sleep apnea. The list is long.
26 posted on 04/21/2010 6:31:00 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

You are entitled to your beliefs, but,I do not believed that they were hypontized. Each individual that voted for him did so because they thought that he would give them something for noting[i.e.] use the power of government take it from the rightful owner , and give it to them. The White Liberals voted for him ue to self loathing.

But they sowed into the wind and they will reap the whirlwind. When the weeping begins, the tears will be bitter and plentiful.

The bad part is that the just will suffer also.


27 posted on 04/21/2010 7:22:09 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport
Each individual that voted for him did so because they thought that he would give them something for noting...

The problem with that is that it presumes rational or logical thought on the part of the liberal voters and that hasn't been the case.

Liberal voters have been shown over and over again to be almost entirely emotional in their life views (like children).

I know plenty of working liberals who have absolutely nothing to gain from Obama (and much to lose...like their incomes) who, when confronted with the truth about him, just close their ears and minds.

I was in a conversation with some liberals (again, they had nothing to gain from him) who swore that he would save the environment.

When I explained that Obama's Cap and Trade was not a environmental measure so much as a means of increasing government revenues AND that it would simply increase their energy costs, they again closed their minds and ears.

When I explained to this same group that while Obama opposes drilling in the U.S. he was investing U.S. tax dollars in a Soros-owned company (Petrobras, owned in part by Soros) to drill in Brazil, there eyes glazed over and they refuse to understand.

The millions of independent voters who not only voted for Obama but gave him the election know full-well they have nothing personally to gain from his policies...they just haven't yet come to understand how much he is going to take from their pockets.

28 posted on 04/21/2010 7:53:06 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself... - D.H. Lawrence)
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