Bloomberg won't like this study

Discussion in 'Politics' started by CaptainObvious, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. And neither will the leftists trying to manage/tax every aspect of our lives.

    LONDON (AP) — Even without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever hunt for the condition in mummies.

    Researchers say that suggests heart disease may be more a natural part of human aging rather than being directly tied to contemporary risk factors like smoking, eating fatty foods and not exercising.

    CT scans of 137 mummies showed evidence of atherosclerosis, or hardened arteries, in one third of those examined, including those from ancient people believed to have healthy lifestyles. Atherosclerosis causes heart attacks and strokes. More than half of the mummies were from Egypt while the rest were from Peru, southwest America and the Aleutian islands in Alaska. The mummies were from about 3800 B.C. to 1900 A.D.

    "Heart disease has been stalking mankind for over 4,000 years all over the globe," said Dr. Randall Thompson, a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City and the paper's lead author.

    Oh, and there's also an ugly rumor that the climate changed a time or two prior to the advent of the combustion engine. Shocking news.
  2. That's the problem with dumbass socialists, they believe you can create this utopia on earth where everyone sings kumbaya, lives happily after in a super-gaia with zero climate change and no one has to live in poverty or die.
  3. Tsing Tao

    Tsing Tao

    Simple solution. Put a tax on aging!
  4. JamesL


    I believe that was a short-lived sci-fi television program from the 1960's.
  5. pspr


    They ate too many dates down at that 'drive your chariot through' date bar. That stuff will kill ya'. :D
  6. Ricter


    Good morning, Grandluxe.

    Your statement is the problem with dumbass capitalists, they make these stereotypical statements that merely feel good (to them) but are not true for many, probably even most, of the group referenced. (Irony intended.)
  7. Not a good day for Comrade Bloomberg.

    Michael Bloomberg's large, sugary drink ban will start in NYC tomorrow.

    But Bloomberg is facing some intense opposition from corporate giant Starbucks. The coffee chain said it would make no immediate changes to its business based on the ban.

    Bloomberg told television show Face The Nation that Starbucks' plan was "ridiculous."

    Now that's rich, Bloomberg calling someone else ridiculous. The guy is the definition of ridiculous.
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    Mr Bloomberg doesnt seem to mind the NAZI roots of his micro managing gun control laws either??

    Amazing that he built Bloomberg Broadcasting, well in many respects;
    yet makes those 2 goofs ......................................................