Reason To Get in Shape
Being fit could
potentially become a very effective act of civil disobedience.
after all, is just around the corner and almost certain to
be found (cough) constitutional by the high priests
of unlimited federal authority over at the Volksgerichsthof
(Supreme Court). Once that happens, we will all be be required to
tithe in perpetuity to private, for-profit health insurance companies
who will have the backing of the federal government to intrude
into every aspect of our lives, since almost anything we do could
conceivably affect our health and thus interstate
commerce, the oleaginously slippery justification for this
latest outrage against our right to be left the hell alone.
an out: Get fit, stay fit.
Maybe the thugs
in DC can force us to be unwilling customers compelled
to contribute to plans we dont want
anything to do with. But they cant force us to partake.
We can still
Just Say No.
No thanks to
government doctoring. Just skip it. Dont go for their care.
Instead, take care of yourself.
What are they
going to do? Send armed thugs to your house and make you
get a check-up? Maybe they probably would love to. But it
would be a difficult thing, logistically. Not enough government
cretins for that and besides, itd make it all too obvious
what this game is really about and thats to
be avoided at all costs. It is critically important for the long-term
survivability of the tyranny we suffer under to at least appear
mild and reasonable; merely precautionary steps taken for safetys
sake and all that cal.
If we Just
Dont Go we have severed the cord and they lose
control. All they can do is demand our money like any common
thief with a gun backing him up. But they cant compel our
cooperation without fully (goose) stepping into the limelight. Imagine
the spectacle of SWAT-style raids on peoples homes because
so-and-so decided to skip his annual physical.
just finally awaken all but the hopelessly Cloveronian. Especially
if its done en masse by large numbers of people, all
at once. Thats essential.
The key thing
is to get yourself in good shape first. If youre currently
overweight, drop the extra pounds. If youre sedentary
get off the couch, even if its just to go for a walk. Everyones
got to start somewhere.
got blood pressure problems, see whether you can get off the pills
via diet and exercise. A lot of people have done so. While there
are problems that wont go away this way, many of the routine
troubles people deal with and which become the basis for
routine trips to the doctors office - can be successfully
avoided or ameliorated by lifestyle changes that do not require
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