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Should Fat People Pay More For Insurance?

WillyBurg Wrote: May 27, 2012 11:29 AM
It seems like it's another case of pitting one group against the other . . . demonizing one group or another . . . why don't we just eliminate the preliminaries and get to the basics? . . . every other person in the US who does anything -- thinks anything -- or has anything I don't like should simply be obliterated. Their existence affects me (however tenuously) -- and because of that, I should be able to determine what they can do, or even if they're allowed to live. They don't have to physically take my property or assault my person -- no. All they have to do is exist -- and that's enough of a "relationship" for ME to be entitled to have power over them. An individual would have to be NUTS to think this way . . . why is it any differe

In our long road trip to my grandfather’s memorial service, we had a conversation I would like to invite you to be a part of. It’s clear that America has an obesity problem. How do we solve it?

Education isn’t working. Will power of people just isn’t strong enough and almost weekly it seems like we get new information on something. One week it’s the Mediterranean diet, the next Paleo and so on.

My opinion is that changing economic incentives will change outcomes. Governments have responded by taxing sugary drinks, candy, and fast food. However, just eating at a...