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  •  She could perhaps take a key role (5+ / 0-)

    in the health care debate by emphasizing healthier living habits -- maybe even work cross-agency on things like limiting public smoking, promoting and providing healthier food choices, etc.

    Civility is the way of telling someone to go fuck themselves in such a way that the someone agrees it probably is a good idea.

    by Cali Scribe on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 10:55:22 AM PDT

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      We should expect her to promote those and similar efforts. Be interesting to see how she works with CDC and NHLIB, etc.

      Every day's another chance to stick it to The Man. - dls.

      by The Raven on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 10:58:01 AM PDT

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    •  Key role in healthier habits - something that (0+ / 0-)

      Michelle Obama is focusing on as the First Lady.

      No matter HOW much they focus on healthy living, they'll have to pry my bar of chocolate out of my cold, dead hands.

      The land was ours before we were the land's...Robert Frost, The Gift Outright

      by HylasBrook on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 03:48:20 PM PDT

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