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Opening Arguments

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OK, it's not a bad idea to encourage bartenders to quit serving people who are obviously drunk. But for the "give 'em an inch" file:

Mississippi legislators this week introduced a bill that would make it illegal for state-licensed restaurants to serve obese patrons.

Sure hope the next step isn't barring -- well, you fill in the blank.


tim zank
Tue, 02/05/2008 - 12:29pm


It's just inevitable, isn't it?

Bob G.
Wed, 02/06/2008 - 11:21am

And in that light, Tim....

"Hear that, Mr. Anderson?"
"That...is the sound of inevitability. It is the sound of your death. Good bye."

I guess we'll wind up with BIG & TALL eateries to go next to the clothiers.
And then there's specialty airlines, railcars, automotive companies, furniture makers, housing developments....a whole "niche" market abounds.
And why would they do it?