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Higher Taxes Could be Used To Curb America’s Junk Food Obsession

...Or, so says a new study published by the New York Times.  File this under the current "Far-Reaching-Scope" of the U.S. Government.
The answer, for New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman, is obvious: Put the government in charge of what people eat

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Contrary To White House Reports – U.S. Economy Continues To Shed Jobs

Is the U.S. economy roaring to a recovery....or racing to recession?
In the past week, Cisco, Lockheed Martin and Borders announced a combined 23,000 in job cuts.

Those announcements follow 41,432 in planned cuts in June, up 11

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Barack Obama Campaigns In Remaining Primary States
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Do As I Day Not As I Do?: Michelle Obama Eats 1,700 Calorie Fast Food Lunch

First it was ice cream.   Then it was chicken wings.  Ribs.  Cheeseburgers.  The current administration tells you to eat healthy - but doesn't follow their own advice.
As her husband urged Americans to eat their peas at a budget deficit press conference today, First Lady Michelle was

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Barack Obama Campaigns In Remaining Primary States
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Obama Wants To Save You From Junk Food Advertising

Since moving into the Oval Office, President Obama has been vocal that Americans need to stop eating junk food.  Recently, he made moves towards preventing fast food companies from targeting their advertising towards children.

Now it appears that he's facing opposition.

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U.S. Workers Share Of National Income Hits An All-Time Low

 

The news from Washington is that the economy has recovered.  Tell that to your pocketbook.  According to data just released by the U.S. Labor Department, the share of income taken home has significantly dropped to an all-time low.

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Obama Code-Named ‘Smart Alec’ in Britain

This is funny!! Everybody in an uproar because the code name for President Obama is "Smart Alec". I would love it!! My code name would be Dumb A##. I know it would! A computer picked the name at random and even if some smart alec picked the name "Smart Alec", Obama has a big enough sense of humour that I don't think it would matter.

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This Week in Viral Videos: Will Ferrell Spoofs Bush and More [VIDEOS]

It was a big week for the history books, and that was reflected in the most-watched and talked about viral videos of the past seven days.

We saw the return of Will Ferrell as George W. Bush, a few other Osama bin Laden-related videos, an emotional acceptance speech and an amazing ping pong shot. We even saw First Lady Michelle Obama do the Dougie.

What were your favorite viral videos of the week?

Take a look at some of our favorites after the jump, then post your own.

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Jackie & The President [Video]

They called him Mr. Excitement, some called him The Black Elvis. His name was Jackie Wilson.  Jackie died on this day.

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