Michelle Obama’s “Success” In Reducing Childhood Obesity Never Happened

If you were reading me in January, you might remember how shocked I was by a claim (one of many false claims) that President Barack Obama made in his state of the union speech. I wrote, “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. […] As 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 […]

Michelle Obama PR Program Raids Food Stamps

Andrea Peyser writes in the New York Post: On Nov. 1, sizable cuts were gouged into the federal food-stamp program (or, as it’s now called, SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), which feeds 47.6 million people, or nearly one in six Americans. In the city, 1.9 million folks get the bulk of their Jell-O and Campbell’s Soup from stamps. But news has spread among the poor, like leafy green vegetables, that it wasn’t heartless Republicans who triggered the cuts. Rather, some of the Read more […]

Michelle Obama Fitness Plan Starves Kids for Hours

Lisa Putnam is a fifth grade teacher in the Chicago Public School system.  She and her students were very excited about participating in the Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move kickoff even in the Windy City.  The event was being held at the McCormick Place, billed as the largest convention center in all of North America. Their day of fun and excitement turned out to be anything but fun and exciting.  The students spent over 7-8 hours without food for what turned out to be nothing more than a commercial Read more […]