Let's Move

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 p…
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...
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 ma…
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...
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...
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.S. hit a record 10.8 years last year as job security and other economi…
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".
Mr. Obama will call on Congress to give him a so-called consolidation…
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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