FLOTUS Expands The War On Cellulite

Beware The Money Interests

“Feeding trash cans is not what’s best for kids.” – Leah Schmidt, President, School Nutrition Association

“In response to the low calorie school lunch plan put in place by the First Lady, a video of children singing “We Are Hungry” has surfaced on YouTube.” – Medical News Today

The modern Democratic Party is a party of ideas — most of which have been recycled from places like Cuba or China or the old Soviet Union. A Democratic domestic policy always contains at least three components: a ban on what they don’t like (i.e. guns and tobacco), a subsidy for what they do (abortion), and a hefty new tax (Obamacare) that forces the rest of us to pay for it all.

Mrs. Barack Obama, whose contribution to her husband’s destructive March To The C consists of fighting everyone’s fat but her own, has thus far focused on America’s defenseless school children in her campaign against triglycerides and teenage cellulite. That may be about to change. With her totalitarian school lunch program under fire from both what the Mooch infers is a monied permutation of Hillary Clinton’s “vast right-wing conspiracy” and the hapless kiddies being force-fed arugula and bean sprouts (not to exceed 850 calories per diem), Mrs. Big Red One is turning her sights on another captive dependency: welfare recipients.  As the PJ Tatler explains:

You’ve got to be kidding me. FLOTUS wants to turn grocery stores into little food police states.

While the feds’ plan deals mostly with the 47 million Americans who participate in the government’s food stamp program, it would indirectly affect all consumers. According to FreeBeacon.com, the federal busybodies want to provide food-stamp shoppers with “incentives” for making healthy food choices – such as discounts or free movie tickets – and even talking shopping carts that will notify them when they’ve selected enough healthy items.

The high-tech carts – which would cost every grocery store about $30,000 to provide – would be physically divided and color coded to help consumers select approved food items. It would also “have a system installed so that when the shopping cart reaches its healthy ‘threshold’ it would congratulate the customer” … In case that’s not creepy enough, the feds want grocery store employees to serve as government “ambassadors” who can “redirect” food stampers toward healthy items by explaining the various incentive programs and nutritional information.Drop It

Those of us who have experienced check-out lines crowded with porcine citizens whose shopping carts brim with angus beef and potato chips, whose fists are filled with enough food stamps to pay for an entire cow, those of us who have experienced such an ungodly sight might relish, if you’ll pardon the expression, a government intervention, but talking gurneys are not quite what we had in mind.

While the feds could easily ensure healthier purchases for food stamp participants by clamping down on which products are available to them, the government busybodies want consumers to think they’re making these choices all by themselves. They’re not going to do that. That would be racist or something.

Since the feds have thus far done nothing to prevent welfare recipients from using their EBT cards in “casinos, strip clubs, liquor stores, massage parlors, medical marijuana dispensaries, bars and even cruise ships” (See Free ObamaDollars: The EBT Card for Cigarettes and Alcohol), usages the prohibition of which liberals consider “discriminatory,” it’s doubtful that a wheeled supermarket harpie dispensing health tips at $30 grand a pop is going to find much success.

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What’s The Matter With Libs Today?

Lizzie Warren Took An AxeElizabeth Warren, the latest left-wing Yankee egghead turned Democratic politician, is so wowing the yeasty-headed crowds out in Prog-Land that they want her to run for President in 2016 — as if the last six years of Marxist mischief-making wasn’t enough. Alas, Lizzie’s is a constituency that won’t be happy until we’re all standing in government breadlines in the rain waiting for our meager rations of moldy socialist cheese:

In a speech today to the Nutroots Nation, held befittingly in dystopic liberal paradise of downtown Detroit, non-candidate  and American Indian princess Elizabeth Warren brought down the house. The theme of her speech were the economic issues that Democrats should run on in 2016. (Fauxcahontas and the eleven commandments of progressivism)

Lizzie, of course, is another product of Harvard, the Patrice Lumumba University of America, in particular of Harvard Law, that august department which trains our country’s supposed best and brightest to play fast and loose with the facts.  But, as Robert Tracinski points out,

There’s nobody as dumb as a smart person. That’s because, when they decide to adopt a dumb idea, they don’t just bumble their way into it. They build whole systems of other dumb ideas to support that one central dumb idea, and because they’re smart, they build complex and sophisticated systems of dumbness. They write dumb plays and dumb novels and dumb poems. They create dumb theories about psychology and economics. They originate entire dumb new philosophies. So yes, Elizabeth Warren is a good example of taking a dumb idea to extremes. But she ain’t got nothin’ on guys like Karl Marx and Immanuel Kant. The issue here isn’t native intelligence; it’s irrationality. The Warrens and Marxes and Kants follow stupid ideas to their absurd extremes because they are committed to maintaining a belief in a fixed idea regardless of evidence.(Elizabeth Warren’s Acquired Economic Stupidity)

This is a woman who poses as the champion of the working class, yet gladly pocketed a cool $350 grand per annum from the ol’ alma mater for teaching one lousy class. That windfall was made possible because blue-eyed, blonde-haired Lizzie claimed to be a Cherokee Indian (related, perhaps, to old Chief Standing Turkey?) in order to reap the unfair advantages conferred by academia’s discriminatory “politically correct” policies:

The whitest minority in the history of academia — liberal hero Elizabeth Warren — was described in glowing multicultural terms in a 1997 article in the Fordham Law Review. The article calls her Harvard Law School’s “first woman of color.”

With this, we have even more evidence that Elizabeth Warren, for years, presented herself as a Native American. It was a lie, plain and simple. In a professional environment where laying claim to minority status generates tremendous professional currency — influencing hiring and promotion decisions and the granting of tenure — she perpetuated this lie and almost certainly profited from it. Even her thin claim to being 1/32nd Cherokee has now been utterly discredited. The Boston Globe acknowledged on Tuesday that no evidence exists to back up even her meager claim of being 1/32nd Native American.

The main problem with Lizzie’s inventive history was that she got caught inventing it, proving again that there’s nobody as dumb as a “smart” person, except, maybe, the people that vote for them (via Twitchy):

One witness to Warren’s address found it particularly inspiring and gave her speech high Marx:

Warren TweeterWell how nice.

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Eric Holder’s Civil Wrongs

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“There’s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that’s directed at me [and] directed at the president. You know, people talking about taking their country back … There’s a certain racial component to this for some people.” – Eric Holder

“Mr. Holder, the one true racist in this dialogue is you. You see everything through the prism of race. You are the racist. You are using racism to cover up the inadequacy of the performance of the president of the United States, and the absolute dereliction of duty in your office. You, sir, are the racist.” – Brad Thor

“He’s a race man.” — Charles Ogletree, longtime friend of Eric Holder

There hasn’t been a slave or a slave owner in these United States for a century and a half, but to listen to yammering leftists — unfortunately including the Attorney General of the United States and his boss, the President — you’d think emancipation occurred only last Monday. Using spurious accusations of racism to excuse their failures and to leverage their mephitic agenda is a time-honored tactic of the unscrupulous Left, a delivery they’ll continue to throw until their guilt-addled opponents prove they can hit it.

the-red-and-the-blackIn Obama’s Enforcer, authors John Fund and Hans von Spakovsky describe the transformation of the U.S. Department of Justice into a stronghold of progressive legal activism and provide in-depth portraits of the radical lawyers in the Attorney General’s inner circle. Holder and his agency protect the President’s flank on numerous fronts, all the while actively advancing a hidden political agenda. Under the current regime, a new politically correct laxity has been injected into domestic security issues, an unprecedented expansion of politically correct actions have been initiated by the Civil Rights Division, widespread attacks have been launched on election integrity efforts, taxpayer funds have been funneled to political allies through collusive settlements, and much more. (Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department)

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Obama’s Legacy

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Fly Obama’s Friendly Skies With No I.D. — If You’re An Illegal Alien

The Domestic EnemyTSA Allowing Illegals to Fly Without Verifiable ID, Says Border Patrol Union

“The aliens who are getting released on their own recognizance are being allowed to board and travel commercial airliners by simply showing their Notice to Appear forms,” NBPC’s Local 2455 Spokesman, Hector Garza, told Breitbart Texas. “This is not the CBP [Customs and Border Protection] or another federal agency renting or leasing an aircraft, these are the same planes that the American public uses for domestic travel. We do not know who these people are, we often have to solely rely on who they say they are, where they say they came from, and the history they say they have. We know nothing about most of them, ICE releases them into the American public, and now they are boarding aircraft at will with a simple paper document that anyone can easily alter or reproduce themselves.”

And who ordered this piece of illegal lunacy?  As if we didn’t already know …

Border Patrol Warns MS-13 Using Nogales Processing Center as Recruitment Hub:

“The National Border Patrol Council believes there to be serious security issues at the Nogales Processing Center. Agents’ hands are tied due to the policies governing the care and lodging of juveniles and this has allowed gang recruitment and activity to flourish amongst those being detained,” vice president of the National Border Patrol Council Shawn Moran tells Townhall.

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Obama Hustles America

Sinking AmericaDoes Anybody Care? With Country in Chaos, Obama Shoots Pool, But Turns Down Doobie

America’s weathered quite a few emergencies in its 238 years.  And in none of them has a sitting president, Democrat or Republican, been as derelict in his duties as the present inhabitant of the Oval Office.  That dwindling portion of the citizenry which still retains a modicum of common sense can argue until the cows come home as to whether Barack Obama is intentionally committed to the destruction of the nation or is the most incompetent individual ever elected to high office.  It no longer matters.  Dedicated enemy or hopeless bungler, the results are what they are.  A few of the more recent:

  • Obama Advertised In JANUARY For ‘Escorts’ To ‘Resettle’ 65k Illegal ‘Children’ – MONTHS Before Border Crisis Began: Call it the “smoking gun”: proof that the Obama Administration knew, and likely colluded with activists and foreign governments, to engineer a massive wave of migrant woman, children and teens (nearly all boys) across the Rio Grande.
  • 600% Increase in Illegal Alien Children Arriving Since Obama’s 2012 Executive Order: Obama’s own 2012 Executive Order has skyrocketed the number of illegal alien children pouring into the U.S. from Central America. While the Obama people deny that it did, the numbers tell a different story. In this year alone, the number has already tripled, and by the end of the year, six times as many illegal children will have come here as before Obama’s Executive Order.
  • Navy to Congress: We can’t guarantee a safe nuclear fleet: Fighting back at repeated budget cuts to its nuclear power budget requests, two of the Navy’s top leaders warned Congress on Monday that the cuts can’t go on. “This approach is no longer sustainable,” wrote Adm. Jon Greenert, chief of naval operations, and Adm. John Richardson, commander of Naval Reactors (NR), the entity responsible for all aspects of the Navy’s nuclear power program.
  • How Obama Lost Iraq and the War on Terror: One likely reason that Obama refused aid to his Iraqi ally is that he has other, much closer allies, who are funding the terrorist group invading Iraq.
  • The Economy Tanked Last Quarter And It’s Everybody’s Fault But Obama’s: The U.S. economy shrank at an annual rate of 2.9 percent during the first three months of 2014, government bean counters announced this morning. That matches the worst non-recession contraction of the U.S. economy in over 40 years … Sadly, Obamacare could no longer pretend to be the economy’s savior. Spinmeisters found their villain, though: winter. As everyone knows, winter is a freak, unpredictable event. And if there’s anything that makes a cold winter even colder, it’s global warming.

So, while the southern U.S. leaks like a rusted tin roof in a hurricane, the Big Red One nonchalantly guzzles beer and plays pocket-ball … er … pocket pool in a Denver saloon.  He won’t visit the border, he says, because he’s “not interested in photo-ops.”  Right.

“Obama saying he’s not interested in photo-ops is like Michael Moore saying he doesn’t want seconds.” (Weasel Zippers)

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A Country Without A President

No common ground

“To think just Monday Democrats were whining over spending $3.3 million to investigate Obama’s IRS scandal. Now Obama actually has the balls to ask for $3.8 billion to throw at his influx of migrant Democrats … If the GOP is dumb enough to give him money they need to take it out of his vacation and party budget.” – JWF

Trusting a dyed-in-the-red-wool radical like Barack Obama to secure the border is dumber than expecting a hardcore junkie to secure a medicine cabinet full of vicodin and codeine. Obama and his motley crew of anti-American cockroaches won’t be satisfied until the southern boundary of the United States is located somewhere around St. Paul.

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Somebody Out There Still Likes Him??

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“There’s going to be a time when MS-13 fires an RPG into an Alexandria [Va.] police car, and [Americans] are going to say, ‘What the hell happened?’” – Roger Noriega

“The president is getting regular updates on the situation.” — Josh Earnest

With the Mid-East falling into the feculent hands of Islamic terrorists and the U.S. southern border crumbling like cheap cement, it’s a miracle that Barack Obama has thus far escaped being clapped in irons and frog-marched to the detention facility closest to whatever fundraiser or golf course upon which he was apprehended.  We don’t have a president in charge; we’ve got a juvenile delinquent.

So Sue Me

Top General: Mexico Border Security Now ‘Existential’ Threat to U.S. (Doug Ross @ Journal)

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A Glorious 4th?

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A new poll has rated Barack Obama as the worst U.S. president since World War II.  Actually, he’s hands down the worst ever, but why pick nits?

“Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 presidencies, President Barack Obama finds himself with President George W. Bush at the bottom of the popularity barrel,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

If Jonathan Bernstein is right, no one should ever vote for a modern Democrat:

Any Democrat in 2009 would have sought a large stimulus package. Any Democrat in 2009 would have made health-care reform a key issue, and any Democrat who could have been nominated would have produced a health plan similar to the one Obama worked for. Any Democrat would have attempted to pass a cap-and-trade bill on climate change, and barring that, would have worked both legislatively, when possible, and administratively the rest of the time to address the issue. (Barack Obama is a generic Democratic president)

And that, of  course, is the problem.

Have a happy Independence Day (assuming we can still call it that):

Obama to Visit Mosque, Host Muslim Leaders on July 4th (National Report)

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Obama: He’s No Uncle Sam, He’s Anti America

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“If Obama had a single decent bone in his body, he would have responded to the brutal murder of three teens, one of them an American, by ending his policy of funding the PLO-Hamas unity government. But no such luck…” – Daniel Greenfield

“Hamas is a terrorist organization – not just according to the Israelis but according to the US, too. But that hasn’t stopped President Obama recognizing it as an appropriate government for the [Palestinian Authority] – which receives $440 million a year in US aid.” – Stephen Pollard

Obama urged Israeli leaders not to ‘destabilize the situation’ following the discovery of the bodies of three teenagers, including one American citizen, who were kidnapped by Hamas…” – The Corner

“Malik Obama, the president’s Kenyan half brother, was photographed in 2010 at a public event in Yemen wearing a ‘keffiyeh’ – a special scarf – bearing two anti-Israel slogans of the terror group Hamas, it emerged today.” – Daily Mail UK

“All Americans who voted for this criminal administration should feel ashamed.” – Ben Shapiro

Barack Obama’s antipathy toward all things Jewish (except their votes) is easily explained once you assume that the 44th President of the United States is a closet Muslim. Oh, he’s got lots of other garb in that tightly sealed armoire of his — communist ties, one-size-fits-all money clips, pink foundationals, black hoodies — but one thing you won’t find is a yarmulke.  Or anything colored red, white, and blue.

[...] It has been 28 days since Hamas formally joined the Palestinian Authority unity government. During that same period of time, President Barack Obama has said nothing publicly about the kidnapping. His administration has continued funding the Palestinian government, despite vast bipartisan opposition to such funding. There have been no hashtags from Michelle Obama, no press conferences with the parents of 16-year-old Naftali Frenkel. The Frenkel family had a son, but he did not look sufficiently like Barack Obama’s imaginary son for him to care. And in response to the murders, the Obama administration has called on Israel to exercise restraint. There are two types of evil people in this world: people who commit evil acts, and people who enable and encourage those people. Hamas falls into the first. The Obama administration falls into the second. (Truth Revolt)

True Faith“As a student of history, I also know civilization’s debt to Islam.” – Barack Obama

No intelligent American president would do the things Obama has done … However, Obama is not incompetent; he is an intelligent anti-American president. Obama is not a failure at his job — his job is the failure of our country.” Boyd Richard Boyd

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