vernonFL: His Lower East Side apartment doesn't have an elevator, he said."I have five floors," Bloomberg said. "I take the stairs. The hallway smells like urine", he said.
Make More Hinjews: In related news, once they get to the top of the stairs, over 70% of NYers want to push him down again!
Richard C Stanford: So how do we solve the obesity crises?
Richard C Stanford: So how do we solve the obesity crises? I say we just don't make any accommodations for fat bastards. If you can't fit in the ambulance, then you don't get any medicine. It's time to start holding people responsible and stop coddling them. We need to thin the herd somehow.
elvindeath: I love the nanny state. Just wait until they decide its unhealthy for you to spend hours on the internet all day, and that reading Fark comment threats and participating in online discussions just raises your blood pressure and ban all that too./ I wish that was out of the realm of possibility, but these big government "wer're here to help you" types are never known for restraint. Just look at all the pits filled with bodies of "the opposition" in all the big Socialist states of the 1900s.
This text is now purple: Mrs.Sharpier: This text is now purple: mbillips: Obesity is a public health issue. You have a problem with the government paying for vaccine research and ensuring that kids get their shots? Same thing.Obesity isn't contagious. Try again.http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/25/health/25cnd-fat.html?_r=0Study finds obesity can be contagious...I don't see a viably proposed physical mechanism for transmittal. Correlation is fun, but it's not causation. And it only works for friends; co-workers and family don't cause it.Try again.
Hobodeluxe: he just wants to save us from the terrible secrets of space
Pelvic Splanchnic Ganglion: I don't know why you thought Nanny Bloomberg would stop at smoking, or transfats, or sugary drinks, or any of the other things that adults should be able to decide for themselves. You elected him. You wanted someone to tell you how to live and now you've got it. Tagging it "asinine" now is just closing the barn door after the horse has already gotten out.
Merltech: Wouldn't this go against Americans with Disabilities Act?
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