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Obama Administration Urges Americans To Model The Meals They Serve In Their Homes After School Lunch Menus

The directives that have come from Washington about what can be served in the nations public school lunch rooms is now moving to your home.  The USDA is urging Americans to model the meals they cook and serve in their homes after what is offered in the school lunch line.

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Snickers Changes Candy Bar Size To Meet Obama Health Mandate

That Snickers Bar you pick up at the store is about to get smaller;  And - you can thank Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign.
The company that produces M&Ms, 3 Musketeers, Snickers and Twix bars has vowed to stop shipping any Mars chocolate products that exceed 250 calories per portion by the end of 2013.

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Obama Flip Flops On Super PAC Issue

Similar to the reversal he made during the 2008 campaign - when he was first against public financing for the general election and then for it once he became the Democratic nominee, Barack Obama is again changing course mid-stream on one of his campaign issues

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Obama Law Regulates Vending Machines

Counting calories or watching your fat grams has never been easy when you're trying to make healthy choices.  VendScreen - a vending company - is aiming to make it easier.
VendScreen, a fancy touch-screen device, stores nutrition content information for all the goods stocked in a vending machine

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Obama Issues New Nutrition Standards

The Let's Move! coalition rolled out their new nutrition standards today;  The move will immediately effect public school lunches nationwide.
According to The New York Times, the Obama administration recently announced the new federal nutrition standards for school meals

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Governor Brewer Felt “Threatened” By Obama; Follow-Up To Arizona Airport Exchange

As more information surfaces in regards to the "exchange" between Barack Obama and Governor Jan Brewer on the airport tarmac in Arizona, comes the detail that Brewer felt "threatened".
I felt a little bit threatened, if you will, and the attitutude that he had because I was there to welcom

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Image Control For Barack Obama; Exchange With Arizona Governor Gets Tense

It was damage-control gone wrong - as Barack Obama scolds Arizona Governor Jan Brewer for a second time.

Three months after she published her unflattering description of him, it appears President Obama is still miffed with Gov

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Walmart Makes Cuts To Job Greeters

It's a sign of the economy:  Walmart is cutting greeter positions from it's 3rd shift.
The move will save money and ensure Wal-Mart has the right staffing levels during peak and non-peak hours, David Tovar, a spokesman, said in a telephone interview

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Average Age Of Vehicles On U.S. Roads Hits An All-Time Record

How old is your car?  Chances are - if you're like the average American driver, the wheels you're behind are almost 11 years old.  And, that's an all-time record.
The average age of a car or truck in the U

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More Than What’s On The Surface As Obama Seeks New Powers

At first glance, Barrack Obama appears to be "making government work better" with his call for a change in his Presidential powers.  You could call it "answering the electorate's call for government efficiency"

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Jobless Claims Rise With The End Of The Holiday Season

So much for those "improving" unemployment numbers.  Last quarter, the Obama administration trumpeted the statistical fact that jobless claims had leveled off and actually dropped - even as analysts pointed out that this was due to the holiday/seasonal hiring season

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Obama Continues Transparency Mission With Media Coffee Klutch

Barrack Obama ran for election on a campaign platform of transparency.  He vowed not to fall prey to party politics and to maintain equal access to the POTUS and the White House for all.

How then do you reconcile that with yesterday's one-sided media reception?
An all-star list of progressive and liberal media folks came to the White House today to chat with President Obama over coffee in the Roosevelt Room

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