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    Re: Michelle Obama has new warning on obesity

    Quote Originally Posted by Kelzie View Post
    Indeed. A quote from an Indian immigrant has always stuck in my head about why he moved to America. He said he wanted to live in a place where the poor people are fat.
    And own so much stuff they are rich compared to him and his right?

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    Re: Michelle Obama has new warning on obesity

    Quote Originally Posted by Arcana XV View Post
    You forgot to add the part that explains why she said that. Namely that military leaders say that 1 in 4 young people are unfit to serve their country because they're too fat. In that context, using national security as another reason to try and curb childhood obesity makes perfect sense.
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    Only in a draft.
    It would be worse with a draft. That doesn't negate the fact that (without one) it's still an issue for adequate recruitment.
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    Re: Michelle Obama has new warning on obesity

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    And own so much stuff they are rich compared to him and his right?
    Well let's just say I doubt the poor have cable in India. And even if they did, doesn't matter much without a TV!
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