Skip to comments.Health-nut Mayor Bloomberg wants NYers to take the stairs instead of the elevator
Posted on 07/18/2013 4:22:25 AM PDT by fruser1
...The bill, which City Council Speaker Christine Quinn quickly endorsed, would require that newly constructed stairways be equipped with glass doors to make them more appealing...
..."If you sit for seven hours in front of a computer, you need to get up and walk. Its good for you," said Marina Pyatetski, a 40-year-old city worker at the Municipal Building in lower Manhattan...
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Nudge, nudge, nudge and if you don’t listen then it will be force.
I’d like to give a special shout out to those FReepers that celebrated the smoking bans on private property. That foundation will be put to good use by the nanny staters.
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their consciences. C. S. Lewis
Yep, when folks forget that insurance is a voluntary risk transfer, then they quickly transition to the socialist approach. We see this quite often with supposed “conservative” thinkers......
I made the decision to wear a seatbelt on my own before there was a law....and that’s the way it should be.
I make the decision. NO LAW.
In a sane world, this man would be in a straitjacket someplace, getting the very best in professional help.
I made the decision to wear a seatbelt on my own before there was a law....and thats the way it should be.
I make the decision. NO LAW.
But when they passed the bicycle helmet law, I kept wearing one. I’ve been up to 58 mph on my bike. A helmet is prudent, not that it would do much good at that speed.
If he mandates shutting down the elevators he could be sued out of existence under the ADA.
I think this is the best idea Bloombutt has had yet. Turn off the elevators. Y’all do what daddy nanny says. Next will come the calls to exercise, like the Muslim call to prayer. Drop and do gorilla hops.
Umm, who PAYS for this new mandate?
Who the F* let this douche onto the (R) ticket?
I wonder if Doomberg is planning to visit the observation deck of the Empire State Building?
Which reminds me, have they finished the building that replaced the twin towers yet?
it is when people get old that the health care costs skyrocket. people in their 80’s , 70’s etc are always in the hospital . you and your “We shold do something” , “we” collectivism would leave the free maerket alone “your” insuracnce would be lower because the “idiots” as you named them would not wear seat belts and then they would die young and not cost “You” nor “we” any money as only when allowed to live to 70 will they cost anything.
I destroyed a liberal in a debate with this simmilar argument as it argued against me for collectivist/socilalst obamacare
you leave the free market alone .who are you to tell us or me that I must wear a seat belt or get obamacare or anything? socialism doesn’t work.