Mayor Michael Bloomberg ignited a firestorm of debate with his proposal to ban super-size sugary drinks in New York City. Critics bashed his nanny-statism, but supporters like first lady Michelle Obama hailed his courage.
schiz·o·phre·ni·a – a state characterized by the coexistence of contradictory or incompatible elements.
Bloomberg: 'It's to remind you that this is something that is detrimental to your health.'
A recent comic strip summed up life in these United States in 2012. Several rotund Americans are waiting in line at the movie theater. All are holding massive tubs of popcorn, jumbo candy bars and vats of soda. They’re queuing to watch “The Hunger Games.”
Food is in the news. Specifically, the food that Big Government wants you—or your children--to eat.
Perhaps I was not the only one ignorant of the field of “fat studies” or the existence of a “fat pride” movement? But this is meant to be serious stuff, starting with the Foreword by Marilyn Wann: “Fat Studies: An Invitation to Revolution.” A fat pride revolution?