When the United States treats fat people the way it treats smokers. New Zealand leads the way: British citizens Rowan Trezise, 33, and Richie Trezise, 35, are living apart as she tries desperately to shed the pounds needed to comply with New Zealand guidelines that immigrants maintain a healthy BMI, or body mass index. BMI is a weight-height ratio that estimates percentage of body fat. The New Zealand Immigration Service requires all applicants to undergo a complete medical examination, which includes body size measures like “waist circumference.” The regulations were supposedly put into place for budget reasons. The country’s … Continue reading →
I put in a bit of time (just a bit) on the John McSame 2008 website. Looks like he is concerned about my access to health care. I really feel better now knowing that a 714 year old rich white guy is looking out for me. Here is how McSame is going to fix the “problem” of health care: John McCain Will Reform The Tax Code To Offer More Choices Beyond Employer-Based Health Insurance Coverage. While still having the option of employer-based coverage, every family will receive a direct refundable tax credit – effectively cash – of $2,500 for … Continue reading →
For quite some time this log was out of action. Well, bad news. I’m bringing it back online. Run for cover, if you know what’s good for you.