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Under new federal regulations in Obama’s America a commissar will decide if you are too fat
The Collins Report ^ | July 17, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins

Posted on 07/17/2010 7:54:23 AM PDT by jmaroneps37

Suck in that gut and start working off that muffin top midriff. The nervy Marxists who run our lives have given themselves the power to decide who is and who is not too fat to receive government healthcare benefits. Under a new law signed by Obama our medical records will include our height and weight and our Body Mass Index (BMI) to determine if we are obese by government standards.

BMI will be part of our permanent electronic health record and will be available for inspection “with appropriate security measures--on a national exchange.” In other words a clerk (union member of course) who was hired because he or she was otherwise unemployable could look at our private medical records and stamp “LARD ASS” on the folder jacket.

This change won’t happen right away. These things never happen overnight. The plan aims to have all of this in place by 2014 in time for the Death Panels to use BMI to ration health care made scarce by Obama’s Socialized medicine scheme.

Cloaked in the official sounding name of “electronic health records” and hidden in the 2009 economic stimulus law, this plot requires health care providers to practice what these newspeak artists call “meaningful use” of electronic records.

In order words your doctor or any hospital ….., you go to, will be required to establish a BMI for you so it can be used in determining your future.

It takes one to know one

Under these regulations we could have someone like the corpulent current Surgeon General Regina Brown who seems to stuff a lot of woman into her fancy uniform, measuring our waist and lecturing us about those extra helpings of mashed potatoes.

Presumably with a straight face, General Brown explained the need for such paternalism by saying “BMI……

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This will be the basis for their healthcare rationing,"You're too fat anyway; go home and die. Next comrade!"
1 posted on 07/17/2010 7:54:28 AM PDT by jmaroneps37
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To: jmaroneps37

Yep. No surprise. You better lose that weight or NO CARE FOR YOU!


2 posted on 07/17/2010 7:57:16 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: jmaroneps37

Sounds like some kind of “profiling” to me. The commie’ gubmint ‘RATS can’t ask to see your “peppers” but they can demand to know your height and weight. America! You are one sick puppy if you let the Kenyan and his ‘RATS get away with this nonsense. What ever happened to the old “stay out of my vagina” crowd anyway? Now, the government not only wants their vagina, it wants their whole damn body and not a word is being said.


3 posted on 07/17/2010 7:58:57 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Holder needs to resign! Now!)
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To: jmaroneps37

Not only will they tell you that you are too fat, but they will be WRONG. BMI is not even accurate.


4 posted on 07/17/2010 7:59:34 AM PDT by conservative cat
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To: jmaroneps37

Just like Social Security info, they can check out your entire employment history. No need to send in a Resume. They (potential employers) already know everything about you.

They now have full access to your banking habits, spending history and financial profile.

Big Brother has been born and is now fully awake.


5 posted on 07/17/2010 8:03:32 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: jmaroneps37

Just one more thing from these b@stards. I gotta get off the grid.


6 posted on 07/17/2010 8:03:50 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: jmaroneps37

OK — now, in addition to requesting plastic bags at markets, searching out REAL light bulbs, and adding TSP to my d/w detergent, I will have to make a point to eat Twinkies.

Molon labe. My statements may be small, but they are very satisfying.


7 posted on 07/17/2010 8:04:21 AM PDT by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: conservative cat

Yeah. I can’t wait until they deny Van Deisel care because he’s obese.


8 posted on 07/17/2010 8:06:27 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: jmaroneps37
A government obsessed with all things race. Eugenics and “body type” indicators. How far off are the work detail selections and “showers”?
9 posted on 07/17/2010 8:06:39 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: jmaroneps37
This will be the basis for their healthcare rationing,"You're too fat anyway; go home and die. Next comrade!"

Most of the welfare democrats are obese because they're slackers. Wait until they find out what they voted for. They're going to be furious. No more 24/7 fast food. (Only the working people are suppose to suffer, because the welfare recipients are "victims.")

Even worse for them - if the Tea Party supporters decide to all starve the beast in great numbers, there won't be enough tax money to pay for all those wonderful welfare freebies. Social programs will have to be cut.

10 posted on 07/17/2010 8:11:03 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: jmaroneps37

Next it will be you are too white.


11 posted on 07/17/2010 8:11:21 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: bboop
Breakfast of champions...Photobucket
12 posted on 07/17/2010 8:12:48 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: jmaroneps37
ZERO & CO:

If you want my fat you will have to pry it from my fat, cold, dead fingers! ! ! ! ! ! !

13 posted on 07/17/2010 8:13:35 AM PDT by DeaconRed (We need to pass it so we will know what's in it. That statement alone is enough for a REVOLUTION.)
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To: jmaroneps37

Isn’t this communists rule going to be great! /s/


14 posted on 07/17/2010 8:15:02 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Hattie
Next it will be you are too white.

Which explains the tax on tanning salons...

15 posted on 07/17/2010 8:15:17 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: conservative cat
Apparently, every running back, wide receiver, and defensive back in the NFL is overweight, and some are obese.
16 posted on 07/17/2010 8:16:13 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Only a liberal would expect the grasshopper to be as well prepared for winter as the ant.)
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To: Hattie
Next it will be you are too white.

Next?

17 posted on 07/17/2010 8:17:54 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Only a liberal would expect the grasshopper to be as well prepared for winter as the ant.)
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To: SpaceBar

They say a people that doesn’t know history is doomed to repeat it. People have been vilifying the Nazis without even knowing the justifications they used for their evil. People think it’s a no-no to label somebody as a Nazi today, and the liberals label folks like Rush a “Nazi” because all they know about Nazis is that they are the “bad guys”. They are too ignorant to know that the same foundations and rationale that got Hitler where he ended is putting them in the same moral position as him.

It was all to preserve the earth and to serve the betterment of mankind. The ends justified the means.

Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, was in league with the Nazi eugenicists and told them that they weren’t going to get anywhere because they weren’t subtle enough. She said that if you get charismatic Black preachers to tell Blacks and moochers that you’re doing them a favor by allowing them to kill their offspring they will commit the genocide for you - and, I would add, all the while re-electing you and giving you a base of power. The gullible, uninformed, and dependent people of the world are easily bought - and too stupid to know that they are useful idiots for the unscrupulous.

The Cloward-Piven Plan was all about making sure that this class of people grew exponentially until the intelligent, informed voters couldn’t out-vote them and the productive, independent workers could no longer support the moochers. That would cause the democratic republic to fail and the free market to fail.

So here we are. That’s how we got here.

And it’s all to preserve the earth and better the fate of mankind. (spit)


18 posted on 07/17/2010 8:20:01 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
They will soon eliminate the distraction and unneeded waste of time of free elections.

MaObama is all we need for our supreme Premier and ruler.

19 posted on 07/17/2010 8:21:08 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thanks for the chart! According to this, I’m not fat, I’m just 6 inches too short for my weight.


20 posted on 07/17/2010 8:22:20 AM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: jmaroneps37

Commisar is the right word. Czar is not.
Look up commisar.


21 posted on 07/17/2010 8:25:11 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (leftism: uncurable mental deterioration)
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To: butterdezillion
They say a people that doesn’t know history is doomed to repeat it.

I prefer to look at it from a spiritual warfare position. Think of it this way - Satan's version of the movie "Groundhog Day". Generation after generation, culture after culture, he keeps what works, throws out what didn't work, and tweeks what almost worked. That is why we can't really attach an "-ism" to what is going on today.

One of these days, he will bed down the girl.

22 posted on 07/17/2010 8:28:55 AM PDT by The Theophilus
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To: concerned about politics

I don’t know the numbers but I can tell you that it costs more money to eat healthy than it does to not. You can fill your tummy on popcorn pretty cheaply but yogurt, fruit, and lean meat are not cheap.

Participating even in school athletic activities - much less rec league athletics - is well beyond the means of a lot of families. A kid can jumprope or something but in the winter and hot summer there may not be a good place to do that without other risks.

I don’t want to make excuses. There are poor choices, but even people who want to make good choices sometimes aren’t able because of the money.

That’s why the way to really help the people who WANT to live a healthy lifestyle is to allow the economy to be healthy and robust. The people who are motivated to be independent and healthy will have what they need so they can do that. The people who aren’t motivated will grow fat and sick - but that’s what they will do even if you try to force them to be healthy.

Right now I can tell people this: the quickest way to help me and my children live a healthy lifestyle is if we would get rid of these communist SOB’s so I could go back to living my life and not having to do the job that nobody in government, media, and law enforcement are being paid big bucks to do. If I wasn’t sitting in front of this computer in the hopes that I can impact this coup going on in full sight of all of us, I could be out playing with my kids, making sure they’re not sitting in front of a computer, etc.

These crooks are going about this all the wrong way. It doesn’t even serve the purpose they SAY they want to achieve. The real purpose, of course, is something else: complete tyranny. Yuri Bezmenov said that once the crisis that sparks the full takeover of power comes along, the benevolent pretenses will all be abandoned and the raw power grab will be seen for what it is - when it’s too late.


23 posted on 07/17/2010 8:31:51 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment
< Put the spoon down NOW "citizen" A little 40k ..
24 posted on 07/17/2010 8:32:12 AM PDT by Bidimus1
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To: USMCPOP

Oh, YOU will be in the Fatties’ Jail Wing too.


25 posted on 07/17/2010 8:33:07 AM PDT by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Nor does it matter that study after study is showing that weight and disease do not correlate except for those who are underweight!

The group of folks who live the longest are those in the supposedly overweight category - BMI of 25 to 29. Even people in the obese category live longer than those who are underweight, and this is after taking into account illness that might cause people to be underweight.

What exactly does overweight mean anyway? Over what weight? Why, over the weight the government says you should be, of course! These numbers have been changed in the past few years so that suddenly, overnight, millions more people became “overweight”.

I understand that fat people are despised in today’s world, but it amazes me how even intelligent people cannot seem to separate their prejudices from the facts. If the facts don’t please them, they ignore them. Neil Boortz comes to mind. His hatred of fat people is frightening. This intense contempt for fat folks even appears here on FR. Supposed concern for health care costs (another myth being that fat people use more health care services) gives people an excuse to spew vitriol at people they don’t like.

I honestly think we are not far off from having those deemed to be fat (or unacceptable in other ways?) rounded up and put in camps. It will be for their own good, don’t you know. If they die while in “treatment”, then it just means they were too far gone to benefit from the “help” they received. Considering that most people gain weight as they age, this would be a convenient excuse to off the old folks - too fat, too old, and not useful to the government.

To rephrase the Rodney King line, “Can’t we all just treat each other with respect and mind our own business?”


26 posted on 07/17/2010 8:33:45 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: jmaroneps37

Imagine what the welfare classes gonna do when meshell tells those mamas they and they babies too fat


27 posted on 07/17/2010 8:33:45 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment

LOL!!!!


28 posted on 07/17/2010 8:36:03 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: jmaroneps37

Hitler tried to create a superior race. Sorry Barry. It didn’t work for him either.


29 posted on 07/17/2010 8:36:33 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Holder needs to resign! Now!)
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To: The Theophilus

That’s a good way to look at it. I have a feeling that the time may be soon.

The lawlessness we’re facing today is a full-on spiritual battle. Most people can’t see it. The ones who see it have been handcuffed and gagged while everybody else ridicules. It’s an unsustainable situation. Our world is ripe for the picking, and I have no doubts that Satan will make the move quickly.


30 posted on 07/17/2010 8:38:37 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: silverleaf

Meshell looks to be right in there with ‘em - I bet she “fails” a govt. BMI test


31 posted on 07/17/2010 8:41:11 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Just say NOPE to the DOPE with the HOPE)
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To: jmaroneps37
This video may soon not be fiction.
32 posted on 07/17/2010 8:43:48 AM PDT by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: The Great RJ

Wow. I love your tagline. Sad but true.


33 posted on 07/17/2010 8:47:27 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: jmaroneps37

If they are going to do this then they need to start with Medicare first. Tell them big Mamas their kids and them are too fat and stand back and watch the fire explode!


34 posted on 07/17/2010 8:48:01 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: conservative cat

Yes it is. Back when I did weigh 110# at 5’2” my BMI was still higher than what the chart said it should be. I figured in order to be what the BMI said I should be I’d have to weigh about 85# and since people tended to tell me I looked too small at 110# I knew I’d look awful at that weiht.


35 posted on 07/17/2010 8:50:49 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Hattie
Next it will be you are too white.

You ain't been payin attention. It already is. That's why all the new 'reforms'.

36 posted on 07/17/2010 8:52:15 AM PDT by Do Be (The heart is smarter than the head.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

My BMI appears perfect! Now where is my govmint cheese!?


37 posted on 07/17/2010 9:05:56 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: bboop

“Oh, YOU will be in the Fatties’ Jail Wing too.”

Yeah, I need to cut back. I’ve gained almost a pound a year the last 5 years! My BMI is nearly 19.


38 posted on 07/17/2010 9:09:38 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: jmaroneps37

Ok, I’ve decided the government is too fat. Start cutting back. Way back.


39 posted on 07/17/2010 9:12:35 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Obama needs to be impeached and tried for treason. He has done nothing but try his best to destroy our country.


40 posted on 07/17/2010 9:19:59 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment

This will cause explosive growth in demand for elevator shoes.


41 posted on 07/17/2010 9:23:31 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Pining_4_TX

I’m 62 years old, and have worked out most of my life. At 5’10” and 185 lbs., I fall squarely into the “overweight” category, according to the chart. If I lost 35 lbs. to hit the middle of the desired weight column, I would look seriously ill.


42 posted on 07/17/2010 9:28:09 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Only a liberal would expect the grasshopper to be as well prepared for winter as the ant.)
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To: jmaroneps37

That is are you white and too fat? We already have examples of exemption over in the Justice Department.


43 posted on 07/17/2010 9:31:01 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: concerned about politics

>>Most of the welfare democrats are obese because they’re slackers

Don’t worry. By the time this goes into effect, it will exclude Africans. In Obama’s America, if you are white and too fat to pick cotton, you are useless to him.


44 posted on 07/17/2010 9:36:05 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Obama is like a rocket scientist....who's trying to do brain surgery with a hammer.)
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To: jmaroneps37

I am slightly taller than Obama, I vary from 90 to 100 pounds heavier and I probably have a body fat percentage no higher than his but under the current guidelines I would be judged “obese” because weight is weight, there is no distinction between fat and muscle. If I tried to drop my weight down to the maximum on the charts I would wreck my health.


45 posted on 07/17/2010 9:46:47 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Meantime the FEDERALS STEADFASTLY REFUSE TO SECURE OUR BORDERS, AS REQUIRED BY OUR CONSTITUTION!!!!!!!!!!


46 posted on 07/17/2010 9:56:34 AM PDT by Waco (From Seward to Sarah)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I am supposed to believe that a healthy weight for me at six four is from 155 to 195, LOL. I weighed 155 as a stick skinny fifteen year old and weighed 195 as a stick skinny sailor just out of boot camp. The last time I weighed 205 I was still stick skinny and that is the beginning of overweight on this chart. I weighed 261 this morning and people say I look great, not fat, most of the young guys I know literally wish they had my build but somewhere out there in the area left off the chart it would say I am “obese”.


47 posted on 07/17/2010 9:57:51 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: jmaroneps37
repeal, defund, constitutionally challenge
48 posted on 07/17/2010 9:58:38 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment
Thanks for the chart! According to this, I’m not fat, I’m just 6 inches too short for my weight.

We really are going back to the '70's. I can see platform shoes making a comeback. Can disco be far behind?

49 posted on 07/17/2010 10:05:58 AM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: jmaroneps37

I think this issue is going to be a lot of fun....irritating but fun to watch...there are a lot of porkers in the administration. Guess they’ll have to stay away from doctors and hospitals to avoid the BMI measurement.

And then we have Congress!!! Start with Barney Frank.

Don’t think this will go over well with those who voted for this jerk.


50 posted on 07/17/2010 10:25:21 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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