Category Archives: Food

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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Posted in Education, Epic Fail, Food | Tagged , , | 17 Comments

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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Posted in Education, Ethics, Food | Tagged , , , , | 25 Comments

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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Posted in Best Persons, Education, Food | Tagged | 4 Comments

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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Posted in Education, Food, Racism | Tagged , | 14 Comments

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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Posted in Education, Food, Open Thread | Tagged , | 6 Comments

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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What Women Want

Artist – Pat Bagley Two school employees were placed on leave today for taking lunch away from 40 children, and this story continues to be infuriating and awful. “I got a call from my daughter during the lunch hour. She … Continue reading
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Worst Persons in the World

This is not only cruel, it’s also incredibly stupid. Up to 40 kids at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City picked up their lunches Tuesday, then watched as the meals were taken and thrown away because of outstanding balances on … Continue reading
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Pepsi One is Loaded with a Known Carcinogen

The LA Times reports that Pepsi One is loaded with a chemical known as 4-methylimidazole: California added the chemical to its Proposition 65 list of carcinogens in 2011. That required any food or beverage to carry a health warning label … Continue reading
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Stupid Party, Stupid Media

Fox News apparently didn’t get the memo that the food stamps for pot story was completely fake. Or they wish they had thought of it first. via Media Matters Despite lack of evidence and the failure of the bill, Fox … Continue reading
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The War on Poverty

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, American food companies reportedly sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in 2012 than they did in 2007, amounting to 78 calories per person per day. Progress? What are your picks for the weekend? I … Continue reading
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