People have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I’d like to think that inherent in these is the right to do whatever harm to your body you want.
Wanna smoke twelve packs a day? Go right ahead. Just don’t do it while I’m sipping my environmentally friendly bottle of Ethos water and ordering a chicken and cranberry almond salad from the drive-thru while sitting in my Prius.
Not to stand in the way of the natural thinning of the herd, the Los Angeles City Council has now ended the right of people to super-size their lives to their heart’s content, at least for a year.
The Los Angeles city council has imposed a ban on new fast-food outlets in a low-income neighbourhood with a high incidence of obesity and diabetes.
The aim of the one-year moratorium is to attract restaurants that offer healthier food choices, officials say.
Nearly half of the restaurants in the South Los Angeles area, inhabited mainly by Latinos and African-Americans, are fast-food outlets.
Call me crazy, but I don’t think it’s an ethnic problem. It’s not even an economic problem. It’s a crazy problem.
Some people just aren’t crazy enough to spend $8.00 on a bowl of lettuce with sunflower seeds on it.
I tend to agree with them. But if they want to live by eating 60 chicken nuggets a day, who am I to stop them?