Category Archives: Food

Inversion Whopper

Artist – Bruce Plante In other news, the Pew Research Center went in search of libertarians and they had a hard time finding any. Apparently only 11 percent of Americans correctly identify themselves as libertarian while more identify themselves as … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Loopholes

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Burger King is reportedly planning to buy Tim Hortons and then move their headquarters to Canada so they can pay fewer taxes in what’s known as a “tax inversion.” Meanwhile, Wisconsin Governor Scott … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Political Indictment

Nailed it. Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, a sixth grade teacher in Selma, Alabama has been suspended after instructing her students to research and reenact the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. I don’t think … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, the one percent have become so wealthy that their wealth is now immeasurable. But don’t worry, billionaires, we’re not going to do something crazy like raise the minimum wage. At least not if … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Colbert on Vladimir Putin’s Food Ban

Here’s Stephen Colbert on the Russia ban on food imports from the US and EU and fried chicken, bourbon, bourbon-glazed chicken, and Double-Downs. Folks, I’m sure you know this but America’s relationship with Russia continues to degrade. But finally a … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Corporate Religion

Artist – Bruce Plante In other news, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) is glad that the Supreme Court struck down the mandate for birth control that, as we all know, is primarily used for “recreational behavior” and for no other reason … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Yummy! Delicious Black Tar Refreshments!

This is what your fake-sugar soda pop looks like when it’s boiled down: “The American Heart Association writes 180,000 annual deaths may be linked to the consumption of sugary soft drinks.” Drink up, America! (Do not) Continue reading
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Outreach

We’ve already discussed how House Republicans want to insert waivers for healthy school lunch standards into the upcoming agricultural appropriations bill, but apparently that’s not even close to being the most egregious change. House Republicans also want to alter a … Continue reading
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Posted in Education, Food, Racism | Tagged , | 7 Comments

House GOP Targets School Menus

What’s the last serious issue House Republicans tackled? I honestly can’t recall myself, but I’m sure they would tell this is very serious. House Republicans are moving to grant schools waivers to opt out of healthier school menus. The 2012 … Continue reading
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Note to Tucker Carlson on Poor People and Obesity: You’re An Idiot

Remember when Pat Buchanan wrote that African-Americans should be grateful to white America, you know, because of food stamps, Section-8 housing and Christian salvation? Whenever someone like Buchanan begins a sentence with the premise that Underprivileged Group-X should be thankful … Continue reading
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Boehner: States Helping Poor People Are “Cheating”

After House Republicans finally managed to cut food stamps, something they desperately sought for over a year, some states responded by increasing heating assistance for SNAP recipients to counter the loss of SNAP benefits. To you or I that may … Continue reading
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Paul Ryan’s Poor-Shaming Paper Bag Story is a Fake

After a commenter at Talking Points Memo pointed out that Paul Ryan’s poor-shaming sack lunch story sounded awfully familiar, Wonkette.com picked up the story and ran with it. As the commenter pointed out, the sad paper bag lunch story was … Continue reading
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Paul Ryan Shames Poor Parents, Poor Kids

I was going to say something witty or snarky about this, but frankly this may be the most despicable thing Paul Ryan has ever said. [Ryan] told an anecdote he said was relayed to him by Eloise Anderson, Wisconsin Gov. … Continue reading
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Don’t Eat at This Terrible Restaurant

The Florida-based Gator’s Dockside restaurant chain has began adding an Obamacare surcharge to meal tickets for the purposes of covering healthcare for their employees, but there’s a catch you may already be aware of. via TPM “Instead of raising prices … Continue reading
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Sorry About the Explosion, Your Next Slice is On Us

To make it up to you, we’re offering a free pizza. Last Tuesday, the residents of the small rural community of Bobtown in the far southwestern corner of Pennsylvania woke up to a horrible shock — the sound of a … Continue reading
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Total Disaster

Artist – Matt Wuerker In other news, police in Washington state are searching for a man charged with child molestation. What makes this man unique is that he’s an abortion clinic bomber. I tried to reconcile these two seemingly contradictory … Continue reading
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Best Persons

We’re back on school lunches again, but rather than talking about lunches being thrown away or honoring black history month with fried chicken and watermelon, we’re talking about something good. Well, something partially good. Kenny Thompson was worried about the … Continue reading
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Are You Kidding Me?

I cannot explain why anyone would think this was a good idea. CONCORD, Calif. (AP) — Officials at a Northern California private school are apologizing after a controversial lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month. Students at Carondelet High … Continue reading
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Tiny Takers

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Sandra Fluke has filed papers to run for the congressional seat that will be left open by retiring Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA). Since Limbaugh has already called her a slut and demanded that … Continue reading
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The Beer Delivery Drone: Great Thing or Greatest Thing?

This may be the greatest thing I have ever seen. A gift from the beer gods heralded by heavenly trumpets and trombones. Unfortunately the fact that this drone only flies about 50 feet in the air didn’t stop the FAA … Continue reading
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