Skip to comments.Barack Obama says shape up now (Nanny State Cometh)
Posted on 06/10/2009 7:19:27 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
President Barack Obama eats his vegetables and exercises every day and he really wants you to do the same.
From the White House garden to his picks for top health jobs, Obama is telling Americas McDonalds-loving, couch-dwelling, doctor-phobic populace that things are about to change.
Dont be fooled by the presidential burger runs. Obama and Congress are moving across several fronts to give government a central role in making America healthier raising expectations among public health experts of a new era of activism unlike any before.
Any health care reform plan that Obama signs is almost certain to call for nutrition counseling, obesity screenings and wellness programs at workplaces and community centers. He wants more time in the school day for physical fitness, more nutritious school lunches and more bike paths, walking paths and grocery stores in underserved areas.
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When is he going to quit smoking?
“A wagyu steak in every pot!”
Somewhere in a desk drawer, Obama has an outline of his grand plan. Somewhere on page 17 there is the paragraph about “getting rid of the useless eaters”. Tell your parents — their time is growing short.
Is he going to pay for gym memberships for all ?
:0 shuedenfrade(sp?). How many fast food restaurant chains and their employees supported Obama? Most of them. Now he will regulate the heck out of them, and discourage the populace from eating at them. Soda companies? same thing, look at how pepsi changed its logo to mimic the Obama logo. Now, don’t drink it, and penalize those who do.
I like veggies. Now, if I could afford them.
Wasn’t the whole 70’s leftest movement based in part on stopping excerise in schools by the state as it was creating a generation of warriors in shape for the industrial/military complex the left hates?
“Any health care reform plan that Obama signs is almost certain to call for nutrition counseling, obesity screenings and wellness programs at workplaces and community centers. He wants more time in the school day for physical fitness, more nutritious school lunches and more bike paths, walking paths and grocery stores in underserved areas.”
Oh yea, I can see how this can destroy society alright. Many employers are pushing many of these things at the urging of their insurance companies. Get a grip folks.
Did I read yesterday that the 0bamanation is taking over the tobacco industry? Food industry beware: you’re next.
Green peppers: $2.49 each.
Every liberal I know is a scold and knows best how I should live my life, from the type of car I drive to the food I eat. It's a hallmark of the species, wanting to control every aspect of other peoples' lives.
Let them eat arugula!
Why does he or anyone else not dear to me care if I am healthy. I know. Health care costs. But, if I listen to these coercive Utopians, I will live longer in my eighties or nineties thus requiring more aged care. I say let’s mount a campaign to outlaw homosexual sex acts. We know that is dangerous.
My sentiments exactly.
First they came for the smokers and noone spoke out.
Now they’re coming for the fatties.
Just like Him He wants us to all have a no pork diet......