Let’s “Fix” Childhood Obesity Because What Could Go Wrong?

As I mentioned yesterday, in order to prove the power of Big Government at his State of the Union message, President Barack Obama threw out the claim, as if it were a proven fact, that Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign had helped to bring about the first decline in childhood obesity in thirty years. This gave us a perfect example of how lovers of Big Government make their case that Big Government is helpful by fabricating successes. But the childhood obesity cause also demonstrates Read more […]

If The President Can Credit Michelle Obama With Lowering Childhood Obesity, Then He can Get Away With Anything

I know there were much more dangerous and important things said in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, but one relatively minor claim completely surprised and shocked me. But what I offer tonight is a set of concrete, practical proposals to speed up growth, strengthen the middle class and build new ladders of opportunity into the middle class. Some require congressional action, and I’m eager to work with all of you. But America does not stand still, and neither will I. (Applause.) Read more […]