I’ve written before in this blog about how the War on Obesity is conducted in a way that lets us know that they want us thin or dead and they don’t much care which. One of my many concerns with the horrific new US President is that he has promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)
This is a big deal because before the ACA was passed, insurance companies were allowed to deny insurance to fat people. I went fourteen years without insurance because insurance companies were allowed to consider my body size a “pre-existing condition” and deny me insurance in a country where medical care costs are predatory, profit-driven, and expensive far beyond all reason.
This is significant because those who don’t have insurance are often charged up to ten times the amount for the same procedure or medication as the insurance companies are charged (
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