Monthly Archives: November 2011

Food Police State

Originally posted at The Right Wing Blog

The problem for me is not that Congress classified pizza as a vegetable, but that it was voting on the issue at all.

The House of Representatives dealt a blow to childhood obesity warriors on Thursday by passing a bill that abandons proposals that threatened to end the reign of pizza and French fries on federally funded school lunch menus.

The scuttled changes, which would have stripped pizza’s status as a vegetable and limited how often French fries could be served, stemmed from a 2010 child nutrition law calling on schools to improve the nutritional quality of lunches served to almost 32 million U.S. school children.

The action is a win for the makers of frozen French fries and pizza and comes just weeks after the deep-pocketed food, beverage and restaurant industries successfully weakened government proposals for voluntary food marketing guidelines to children.

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Occupy Parasites Harass Defenders of the American Dream

Originally posted at The Right Wing Blog

The mature and responsible “Occupy” movement has so far done an effective job of spreading its message through the use of offbeat drum circles, incoherent chants, and illiterate signs.

Now the occupiers, who are already economically terrorizing the nation (lost business for establishments near the protests, higher security and sanitation costs for local governments, etc), have begun to physically terrorize hard-working Americans as well.

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Herman Cain and the Left’s Fixation with Race

Originally posted at The Right Wing Blog on October 26, 2011

Lawrence O'Donnell lectures Herman Cain about civil rights. (Photo RCP)

The candidacy of Herman Cain is a shock to the progressive system.  In the neat little world that resides in their heads, liberal Democrats envision an alternate reality in which President Obama is a liberal Reagan, the private sector is booming, all international conflicts have been ended with diplomacy, and Herman Cain is secretly a white man in blackface.  Either he’s secretly white, or he hates his own race.

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