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    Default LA blocks new fast-food outlets from poor areas

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials are putting South Los Angeles on a diet.

    The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a moratorium on new fast food restaurants in an impoverished swath of the city with a proliferation of such eateries and above average rates of obesity.

    The yearlong moratorium is intended to give the city time to attract restaurants that serve healthier food. The action, which the mayor must still sign into law, is believed to be the first of its kind by a major city to protect public health.

    "Our communities have an extreme shortage of quality foods," City Councilman Bernard Parks said.
    Interesting to say the least.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capricious View Post



    Interesting to say the least.
    indeed, quite interesting. I think its a step in the right direction.
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    Why don't they just pass a law against obesity and if you are in violation of that law you get 90 days to show improvement and if you get cited a second time you get sent to a labor camp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiberias View Post
    Why don't they just pass a law against obesity and if you are in violation of that law you get 90 days to show improvement and if you get cited a second time you get sent to a labor camp.
    WoW would lose more than half its player base and DFO would not even have a chance.

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    Bah.

    Next they'll be saying obesity is a disease and then psychiatrists and pharmaceutical companies will have another cash cow since ADD and bi-polar drug sales and therapies are dwindling.


    When is someone just going to finally call bullshit?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crunk View Post
    WoW would lose more than half its player base and DFO would not even have a chance.
    There can be broadband at the labor camp as a reward.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiberias View Post
    Why don't they just pass a law against obesity and if you are in violation of that law you get 90 days to show improvement and if you get cited a second time you get sent to a labor camp.
    because in the United States, you have the freedom to be a fat, slovenly piece of shit that never gets to have sex.

    its not like the people in those neighborhoods cant walk to where there IS fastfood.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiberias View Post
    Why don't they just pass a law against obesity and if you are in violation of that law you get 90 days to show improvement and if you get cited a second time you get sent to a labor camp.
    Yeah, like people should be asked how to treat their body.
    If you're fat it's your problem, not your neighbour's and even the state one.
    If you smoke, it's your problem not your state.
    If you drink alcohol, it's your problem.
    If you do drugs, it's your problem.

    If this kind of thing is what you like, what about : only dietetic meals made exactly for you are authorized, you must go to some gym every day for x hours of personnal training. Want to be a robot ? Be my guest. But don't force your views on others. And don't whine when you die at 120 after a perfect robot life while people like me enjoy shorter but more enjoyable life and die at 50.

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    Cities are free to do what they want, but its still stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marrik View Post
    because in the United States, you have the freedom to be a fat, slovenly piece of shit that never gets to have sex.

    its not like the people in those neighborhoods cant walk to where there IS fastfood.
    Fat people, as a rule, don't walk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marrik View Post
    its not like the people in those neighborhoods cant walk to where there IS fastfood.
    but but, they cant walk because they are fat LUL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkh View Post
    Yeah, like people should be asked how to treat their body.
    If you're fat it's your problem, not your neighbour's and even the state one.
    If you smoke, it's your problem not your state.
    If you drink alcohol, it's your problem.
    If you do drugs, it's your problem.

    If this kind of thing is what you like, what about : only dietetic meals made exactly for you are authorized, you must go to some gym every day for x hours of personnal training. Want to be a robot ? Be my guest. But don't force your views on others. And don't whine when you die at 120 after a perfect robot life while people like me enjoy shorter but more enjoyable life and die at 50.
    I agree, I was pointing out the logical end-result of this line of thought. Why not just outlaw fat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiberias View Post
    I agree, I was pointing out the logical end-result of this line of thought. Why not just outlaw fat?
    Or simply, why not ban procreation : being born is the first step to die.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkh View Post
    Yeah, like people should be asked how to treat their body.
    If you're fat it's your problem, not your neighbour's and even the state one.
    If you smoke, it's your problem not your state.
    If you drink alcohol, it's your problem.
    If you do drugs, it's your problem.

    If this kind of thing is what you like, what about : only dietetic meals made exactly for you are authorized, you must go to some gym every day for x hours of personnal training. Want to be a robot ? Be my guest. But don't force your views on others. And don't whine when you die at 120 after a perfect robot life while people like me enjoy shorter but more enjoyable life and die at 50.
    It is a problem because fat people costs millions of dollars in medical expenses and that isn't good when you have universal health-care like in Canada. In fact, They should ban smoking and being fat in Canada. Save us some money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaal View Post
    indeed, quite interesting. I think its a step in the right direction.
    You think its a step in the right direction that the government step in and tell people what they can and cant eat and restrict their access to the only kind of food they might be able to afford???

    In any case its none of the governments fuckng business what you eat and dont eat.. the market should decide that. If these people were that concerned they wouldnt shop there. If they wanted high quality food, "healthy" and could afford it.. the demand would create supply.. no need for artifical manipulation.

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