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Michelle Obama's "Food Deserts," Aren't Actually Food Deserts

bible1st Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 11:50 AM
Michele Obama's "Food Deserts" arn't acctually food deserts. Yeah, nobody else thinks that "Creamed Beagle with Cat Sauce" is a desert. Although, it is one of Barack's favorites.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 1:30 PM
A "food desert" is a place where there ain't no food. A "food dessert" is a sweet course that you eat last. Jeez, brought to you by the same geniuses that don't know "Colombia" from "Columbia." And, by the way, I never eat healthy food. I want to stay healthy; my food had better be dead and cooked.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 1:30 PM
A "food desert" is a place where there ain't no food. A "food dessert" is a sweet course that you eat last. Jeez, brought to you by the same geniuses that don't know "Colombia" from "Columbia." And, by the way, I never eat healthy food. I want to stay healthy; my food had better be dead and cooked.

As part of her big-brother-knows-best "Let's Move!" campaign to combat childhood obesity, Michelle Obama has been arguing that certain inner-city urban neighborhoods and rural communities are "food deserts," where it's difficult for residents to find access to fresh, healthy, and nutritious food. Mrs. Obama's solution is for the federal government to funnel public money (or, as her esteemed husband might faultily term it, "make an investment") into bringing healthy food retailers into these neighborhoods. But, as with many centrally-planned nanny-state endeavors, the First Lady's taxpayer-funded project fails to attack the real core of the problem, ignores secondary effects,...