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The Fat Nanny State


New York mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg
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Money that could genuinely be used to help people is being spent on an administrative infrastructure in a national policy campaign against human biology. King Xerxes ordering that the sea be whipped showed more reason and sanity than a global obesity hysteria over an inevitable outcome of a society with sedentary jobs and plentiful food. Not to mention hordes of immigrants from cultures in which obesity is considered to be a good thing.

Government can’t make people thin, but people can make government thin. And studies have shown that slimming down government prevents tyranny, oppression and inspectors measuring your soda cup with a ruler. A healthy society may have fat people, but it has skinny government. It is not a nation tasked with a war on weight, but a nation of free people of all sizes.

About the Author: Daniel Greenfield is an Israeli born blogger and columnist, and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. His work covers American, European and Israeli politics as well as the War on Terror. His writing can be found at http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not represent the views of The Jewish Press.


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One Response to “The Fat Nanny State”

  1. Rc Fowler says:

    Americans NEED to be intolerant of Islam!

    Bill Richardson, Michael Bloomberg and the so called power elite–are Marxists pushing cultural Marxism–fat or slim its none of the governments business.

    Whenever government meddles in the personal lives of Americans–they always make things worse–this is the proven history of government intervention and of cultural Marxism!

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