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Old 03-19-09, 02:51 AM
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Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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A British family of four, who receives more than $30,000 a year in benefits because they are “too fat to work,” says they deserve more money, London’s Daily Telegraph reported.

The Chawners, who live in Blackburn, England, have a combined weight of 1,160 pounds.

“What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table,” Philip Chawner, 53, told the newspaper. “It’s not our fault we can’t work. We deserve more.”

Philip and his wife Audrey, 57, weigh 336 pounds each. Daughters Emma, 19, and Samantha, 21, weigh in at 236 pounds and 252 pounds, respectively.

Audrey Chawner, who has epilepsy and asthma as a result of being overweight, told “Closer” magazine her family’s weight is genetic and they cannot afford to eat healthier.

Philip Chawner has Type 2 diabetes and was eligible for gastric band surgery until he developed a heart condition.

“I’m a student and don’t have time to exercise,” Emma Chawner said. “We all want to lose weight to stop the abuse in the street, but we don’t know how.”
Seriously? What the hell does being a student have to do with putting a fork down?
Old 03-19-09, 02:57 AM
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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Seriously? What the hell does being a student have to do with putting a fork down?
Yeah, like I'm sure you knew how to diet without a college degree.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

People like this should just be ignored. That's the only way to make them go away. So I'll begin doing that right now
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

How about we pay you less, so you have to eat less, and lose weight and go back to work?

What? Too simple?
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

As a fat person, I must say..

GET A FRIGGING JOB, YA BUMS!!
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

Outrage! Anti-fat rhetoric!
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

The husband looks like he has a little more self control than the other 3 heifers.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

What a bunch of pathetic excuses for being obese and then using that to sponge off others.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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As a fat person, I must say..

GET A FRIGGING JOB, YA BUMS!!
Exactly. I weigh more than both of the daughters (separately, not combined) and have no problems maintaining a physically demanding full-time job.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

“What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table,” Philip Chawner, 53, told the newspaper. “It’s not our fault we can’t work. We deserve more.
Put a little less food on the table, and you won't have a problem
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

i think the girls lied just a bit or they have been floating in water way to long.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

This is just stupid, what a bunch of freeloaders.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

lock them in a room together and let them ultimately eat each other. fat fucking lazy ass'd shitheels.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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Outrage! Anti-fat rhetoric!
calling a spade a spade here.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

“What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table."

From the looks of this family I doubt that the food even touches the table for a split second.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

If that pic's current, there's no way the mom weighs 100 lbs. more than either of those daughters.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

“What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table,”
That must be a BIIIIIIIIG table!
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

It's Britain guys...

They'll get more money.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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Outrage! Anti-fat rhetoric!
Take offence! Apologist for those who fail to take personal responsibility rhetoric!
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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It's Britain guys...

They'll get more money.
Hmm - no doubt. This place gets worse by the week!
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

£

To the OP: That's not a dollar sign buddy. Learn2currency.

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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

no 'not florida' posts??
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

To make matters worse, that student Emma... the one who doesn't have time to exercise?

From the full article:
while Emma, who is training to be a hairdresser, gets £58 every two weeks under a hardship fund for low-income students.
Must be tough to be so bogged down with hairdressing homework and exams each and every night....
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

Originally Posted by darkflounder View Post
As a fat person, I must say..

GET A FRIGGING JOB, YA BUMS!!
I'm bigger than any of those people (not combined) and I agree 100%. get a job you lazy bums. being fat doesn't mean you should be lazy.
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Re: Family who are 'too fat to work' say $30,000 worth of benefits is not enough

“What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table,” Philip Chawner, 53, told the newspaper. “It’s not our fault we can’t work. We deserve more.”
It's not the fault of the British taxpayer that you can't work - so why should they be forced to pay you anything at all? Or is it all just about you? We know the answer..

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