The medical "industry" needs to stop their bigotry regarding fat people. (open thread)
Mollie Hemingway suggests that government sending junk food in a box to poor people would reduce obesity, proving she knows nothing about SNAP, obesity or poverty.
Rep. Steve King wants to take food stamp money away from the poor to help build Trump's megalomaniacal border wall.
Fox News' resident psych crackpot attacks Michelle Obama for promoting childhood nutrition by saying she needs to drop a few pounds.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) responded to Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard by calling for more people to be armed, and insisted that blaming guns was like saying that obesity was caused by "too many spoons."
Here in the richest country on earth, 50 million of us — one in six Americans — go hungry. More than a third of them are children. And yet Congress can’t pass a Farm Bill because our representatives continue to fight over how many billions to slash from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps.
By calling the national epidemic of obesity a disease, do we let soda and processed food companies avoid culpability?
They just can't stop themselves. When they're not doing their best to use that evil "big gubmit" to regulate women's vaginas, one of Republicans' favorite ways to spend their time is beating up on the poor -- as old "terror babies" Louie Gohmert decided to do on the floor of the House this Thursday afternoon.
Steve Stockman staffer Donny Ferguson claims that it was no big deal living on less than the suggested SNAP food stamps benefit cuts. But did he really?
Fox host Alisyn Camerota deliberately and baselessly suggested that African Americans are too obese to be firefighters.
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