Sunday, July 18, 2004

Obesity and Wealth Redistribution

Keith Burgess-Jackson warns us of the wealth redistribution that will follow when the federal government classifies obesity as a disease:

"...wealth will be distributed from the healthy, fit, disciplined, and productive to the unhealthy, unfit, lazy, and unproductive. Just think: You can lie around, eat all you want, never exercise, but have your ensuing health problems solved at others’ expense.