Obesity On The Rise

American Voicespatriotism ISSUE 38•39 Oct 23, 2002

The National Center for Health Statistics recently announced that 64.5 percent of American adults are overweight or obese. What do you think?

  • “It's a sin to waste food, and America just happens to have 16 boxes of almost-expired Ding Dongs for every man, woman, and child.”

    Norine
    Barrodale –
    Loan Clerk

  • “If they knew the pain and humiliation of being obese, scientists wouldn't do these studies.”

    Joseph Ortiz –
    Machine
    Operator

  • “For your information, there are those who appreciate the curvy hips and ample breasts of a full-figured man, thank you very much.”

    Don Watson –
    Paperhanger

  • “And with the insidious new alliance between Donald Trump and Grimace, it's only going to get worse.”

    Dennis
    Moreland –
    Systems
    Analyst

  • “This study buys into fascist media images about what is and isn't a leading cause of heart disease.”

    Eve Huffman –
    Optometrist

  • “The Clean Plate Club is big--bigger than anyone realizes. Look for a man named 'Boy-Ar-Dee.' There's your story.”

    Dana Harrison –
    Radiation
    Therapist

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