71 Percent of U.S. Youth Too Obese or Over-Medicated to Qualify for the U.S. A.

A shocking 7 out of 10 potential Army Reserve candidates are unfit to serve their country due to obesity, prescription drug addictions and other reasons. As reported in The Washington Times, “According to Army Recruiting Command statistics compiled last year, 71 percent of young people wanting to join the military would fail to pass service […]

Feds Spent $300,000 Studying How to Ride Bikes

The National Science Foundation (NSF) spent $300,000 studying how “humans interact with bicycles,” the latest example of what a House committee chairman calls waste in the agency. The premise for the project, which was conducted between October 2009 and June 2013, was that bicycle dynamics are “poorly understood,” and researchers set out to come up […]

Fox Co-hosts Fight Over Michelle Obama’s ‘Booty’

The debate over first lady Michelle Obama’s war on fat and campaign for healthy kiddy diets has reached, well, a new low. “How well can she be eating? She needs to drop a few,” said Fox News contributor and psychiatrist Keith Ablow. As some members on the cable network’s show “Outnumbered” Tuesday gasped and Lisa […]

Some Schools Zapping Child Fatness With Fitness Centers

As the Obama administration fights childhood obesity with burdensome school nutrition rules and regulations, some states are taking a different approach. Republican Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday announced that three New Mexico schools will get new fitness centers through a partnership between the state of New Mexico and the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils […]

Obama Administration Suing Pa. State Police Over Physical Fitness Tests

Saying that the physical fitness tests that the Pennsylvania state police uses to identify entry-level candidates are not job-related, the Department of Justice is suing the agency for sex discrimination since more men pass the tests than women. “Through the use of these physical fitness tests, Defendants have engaged in a pattern or practice of […]

Washington Post: L’Oréal Should Hire Michelle Obama as ‘Pitchwoman After She Leaves’

Even for a celebrity first lady who consistently out-polls her husband and everybody else in Washington, Saturday’s Washington Post review of her much-publicized “guns” hit a new level of coverage for her fit, model looks. “It’s true what they say about Michelle Obama. She has amazing arms,” wrote restaurant reviewer Tom Sietsema, who was seated […]