First, Al Qaeda straps remote controlled bombs on women with Down Syndrome, sends them into a market place, and blows them up, killing 70+ people.
Second, Arlen Specter thinks congress should waste time investigating the destruction of tapes by.... THE NFL!
And NOW... the state of Mississippi wants to make it illegal for restaurants to serve obese people!
The proposal would allow health inspectors to yank the permit from any restaurant that "repeatedly" feeds extremely overweight customers.
The bill, written by GOP Rep. W. T. Mayhall Jr., was referred to the Judiciary and Public Health committees, but The Jackson Free Press doesn't expect it to garner much support in the statehouse.
About two-third of Mississippians are considered overweight or obese, according to a recent analysis of federal health data. (USA Today)
CALGON take me away!