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“Quote of the Day”

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“Once you realize that trickle-down economics does NOT work, you will see the excessive tax cuts for the rich as what they are — a simple upward distribution of income, rather than make us all richer, as we were told.”

Ha-Joon Chang, Facilty of Economics, University of Cambridge

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November 8, 2013 Posted by | President Reagan | , , , , | Leave a comment

Joe ‘a special kind of stupid’ Barton (R-TX) – ‘GOP Moron of the Day’

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Worth repeating:

– House author of the Energy Policy Act of 2005

– Chairman of the House-Senate energy conference committee

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In 2014, vote these dumb bastards out – turn the House ‘Blue’!

 

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November 8, 2013 Posted by | 2014, GOP morons | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

FDA To Ban Trans Fats

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Via: Huffington Post

Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.

The FDA plans to announce later Thursday that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out all trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health. Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said the move could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year and 7,000 deaths.

Hamburg said that while the amount of trans fats in the country’s diet has declined dramatically in the last decade, they “remain an area of significant public health concern.” The trans fats have long been criticized by nutritionists, and New York and other local governments have banned them.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/07/fda-ban-trans-fats_n_4232871.html

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That’s right, “Chris Christie – Trans Fat – 2016 Poster Boy”

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November 8, 2013 Posted by | 2016, GOP morons | , , , , , , | Leave a comment