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Budget battle is as much about taxes as spending
Wed Feb 27, 2013
The patient is morbidly obese. Everybody can see that he needs to lose weight. But he just doesn't want to, and threatens that if his calories are cut, he'll stop eating health food. (No mention of all the junk he's currently consuming).
Fat-shaming may curb obesity, bioethicist says
Thu Jan 24, 2013
This bioethicist needs to do his research. Obesity is a metabolic disorder, caused by eating a high carbohydrate diet. If the government / media ever stop encouraging people to eat low fat, high carbohydrate foods, the epidemic will end.
Obama: GOP's insistence on halting tax hikes for the wealthy is stopping fiscal cliff deal
Sun Dec 30, 2012
So once again, the Democrats and Republicans are playing an elaborate game of chicken with our economy. One thing seems clear. Our President is perfectly willing to take us all over the cliff, and all the way down, he'll be blaming the Republicans for it.
Students lose 756 pounds at boarding school
Fri Dec 21, 2012
A common attitude, but wrong! Obesity is the result of a metabolic disorder, made much worse by the high carbohydrate diet advertised to the American people as "healthy". I hope you aren't as intolerant of people with other health issues.
Expired milk and a piece of bread: School lunch scandal sparks outrage in China
Sat Dec 1, 2012
3 yuan is plenty to cover a nutritious lunch in China, where last time I was there eggs and vegetables cost about 10 cents a pound and meat not a lot more.
Simple formula predicts child obesity at birth
Wed Nov 28, 2012
Popular belief, but wrong. If you really want to know what causes obesity, read "Why we get Fat and What to Do About It " by Gary Taubes. For those that want the Cliff Notes version, it's the sugar and starch in the modern American diets.
Warren Buffett: Raising taxes on rich won't chill economy
Tue Nov 27, 2012
Entering tax rates on the wealthy probably won't provide much (if any) additional tax revenue, because the rich can divert their money into non-taxable investments.
Red state, blue state divide reflected in grim statistic: fatal traffic accidents
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Leftist propaganda, and even less subtle than usual. Why does MSNBC even pretend to be an unbiased news source?
Forget Obama's gray hair. Presidents don't age any faster than the rest of us
Sun Nov 11, 2012
Apples to oranges statistics. The author should be comparing average lifespan of healthy people the same age as the President they are comparing to, not the entire population.
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