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Saturday, June 23, 2007

They Can Have My Cheeseburger When They Pry It From My Cold Dead Hands

Everybody laughed when Kid Various said that after "Big Tobacco" people would start coming after "Big Cholesterol." Well who's laughing now?

Momentum is building behind efforts to have the Government force you to stop eating those cheeseburgers.

Diet, formerly a personal concern, has become a public one. Marion Nestle, Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University, suggests that we no longer regard "obesity only as a personal or family responsibility." Instead, we see it "as a societal problem with societal solutions."

Always be wary of "societal solutions."

You want fries with that? OK, here's an extra form 630 for your taxes.


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