Prolonging the Agony… And Then Honoring It? by Philip A. Farruggio

by Philip A. Farruggio
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
April 16, 2011

Orwell himself could not have written a more satirical piece. John Stewart could not have thought up a more outrageous situation for us to digest and regurgitate. Here we have the latest human interest piece coming from the Obama White House. Page 4A of April 13th USA Today has a neat little story complete with a photo entitled ‘Michelle Obama, Jill Biden are Joining Forces ‘. The subtitle announces that the ‘project aims to lend support to military families ‘. Michelle is standing at the podium while her husband and the Bidens along with assorted military personnel look on. Continue reading

Kucinich Bill Will be Crucial to First Lady’s Anti-Obesity Efforts

by Congressman Dennis Kucinich
Washington, May 11, 2010

Beets, Carrot and Tomatoes
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Aims to Eliminate Tax Break for Junk Food Marketing

Following the release of a report from the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today urged colleagues to support HR 4310, Kucinich’s bill that would revoke tax write-offs for marketing unhealthy food to children.

“Astonishingly, taxpayer money is being used to fuel the childhood obesity epidemic because the costs of marketing junk food and fast food to children are tax deductible..

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