Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $52,151
59%  
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 59%!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: fatty

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Cornell Student Presents Senior Thesis In Her Underwear

    05/15/2018 1:11:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 15, 2018 | Dennis Prager
    The most remarkable thing about the title of this column, “Cornell student presents senior thesis in her underwear” is that not one reader thinks it’s a joke. That, my friends, is further proof of the low esteem in which most Americans hold our universities. The left has rendered our universities, in the description of Harvard Professor Steven Pinker, a laughingstock. As reported in the Cornell Sun and then around the world, this is what actually happened last week at Cornell University, one of our “Ivy League” universities: Letitia Chai, a Cornell senior, presented a trial run of her college scholar...
  • Mom says Chick-Fil-A kicked her out for ‘breastfeeding without a cover’

    01/17/2018 7:02:36 AM PST · by simpson96 · 209 replies
    Fox10tv.com ^ | 1/16/2018 | Ashleigh Jackson
    (Meredith) – The owner of a Chick-Fil-A in North Dakota has apologized after a mother claims the restaurant kicked her out for breastfeeding without a cover. Macy Hornung said she was nursing her child at a Fargo Chick-Fil-A when the franchise owner approached her Saturday evening. She said the owner asked her to cover up or leave the restaurant. “I was showing no more than the upper portion of my breast, barely more than what was visible in my shirt, and (she) asked me to cover,” Hornung wrote on Facebook. “I tried to explain that I couldn’t because my baby...
  • Heather Heyer Died of a Heart Attack (Charlottesville "victim")

    09/07/2017 11:07:24 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 77 replies
    Occidental Dissent ^ | 9/5/17 | Hunter Wallace
    Editor’s Note: I have no idea why Heather Heyer died of a heart attack. It does seem strange though. She isn’t one of the people we see flying through the air in these videos. The mom says she died of a heart attack in an NBC interview: Heather Heyer’s mom said in an NBC interview she died of a heart attackhttps://t.co/23UpWuARQk — Hunter Wallace (@occdissent) September 5, 2017 I found her. https://t.co/Tw81iMAAkb that pic i posted, you can see the antifa doing cpr on her. Read the article. 100% confirmation. — The Cat Is Awake (@thecatisawake) September 5, 2017 Heather...
  • Rosie O’Donnell Defends Speculating That Barron Trump Is Autistic

    11/27/2016 2:56:11 PM PST · by drewh · 89 replies
    Hollywood Life.com ^ | Sun, November 27, 2016 9:42 | Jennifer Maas
    Rosie O’Donnell has taken to her website to defend herself after being slammed for suggesting on Nov. 21 that Donald Trump’s son Barron is autistic. Here’s why she chose to publicly speculate about Barron. Rosie O’Donnell, 54, has been defending herself on Twitter ever since sharing an anti-bullying video that featured president-elect Donald Trump‘s son Barron on Nov. 21, which questioned whether he was autistic based on certain behaviors he displayed during his father’s campaign. But on Nov. 26 Rosie decided to address the matter head on by writing an emotional message on her website where she defends speculating about...
  • Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines: 'I'm Ashamed Ted Cruz Claims to Be American'

    01/24/2016 5:17:48 PM PST · by Perdogg · 143 replies
    Billboard ^ | 1/24/2016 by Ashley Iasimone
    Natalie Maines infamously spoke her mind about war and then-President George W. Bush back in 2003, when she told a London crowd that she was “ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas.” Now, the Dixie Chicks member is bringing that comment back to mind and voicing her opinion on Republican presidential candidate (and fellow Texan) Ted Cruz.
  • The Average American Woman Now Weighs as Much as the Average 1960s Man

    06/15/2015 9:19:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 107 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/15/2015 | Helen Smith
    I read the headline over at the Washington Post (via Newsalert) and I can’t say I was surprised: The average American woman weighs 166.2 pounds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As reddit recently pointed out, that’s almost exactly as much as the average American man weighed in the early 1960s.Men, you’re not looking too hot in this scenario either. Over the same time period you gained nearly 30 pounds, from 166.3 in the 60s to 195.5 today. Doing the same comparison as above, today’s American man weighs almost as much as 1.5 American women from...
  • Minnesota kids too fat to fight, ex-generals say

    05/01/2015 6:17:43 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 32 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 5-1-15 | josh verges
    Minnesota's childhood obesity problem is a threat to national security, a group of retired military generals said Thursday in St. Paul. Mission: Readiness, a national nonprofit group of more than 500 retired senior military leaders, says one-third of young Americans are too overweight for military service. In Minnesota, it said, 69 percent are unqualified for duty for a variety of reasons, including obesity, asthma, criminal histories and the location of their tattoos. In a report called "Too Fat, Frail and Out-of-Breath to Fight," the group highlighted three ways to address physical fitness in America's youth: -- More community paths for...
  • Christie’s Name Goes Unsaid At Major RNC Gathering

    01/15/2015 9:22:03 PM PST · by paltz · 11 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/15/15 | Kerry Picket
    Republicans aren’t talking about Chris Christie. The New Jersey governor’s name has been conspicuously omitted during speeches given by key GOP figures during a Republican National Committee meeting in San Diego this week, a GOP official confirmed to The Daily Caller on Thursday. “None of the speeches so far have mentioned Christie,” the source said, noting Christie was kept out of RNC Chairman Reince Priebus’ opening remarks. “In Governor Mary Fallin’s speech last night,” the source went on, “she rattled off a bunch of governors running for president but left Christie out.”
  • Clintons are in damage control mode

    06/25/2014 4:39:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 25, 2014 | Amie Parnes and Justin Sink -
    DENVER — Team Clinton is doing damage control on a series of comments by Hillary Clinton about the former first couple’s wealth. Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday defended his wife as “not out of touch,” and lashed out at the criticism during an appearance at the Clinton Global Initiative America conference. With Hillary and Chelsea Clinton looking on from the audience of a hotel ballroom, he explained that Hillary Clinton’s comment two weeks ago that the couple was “dead broke” when they left the White House was “factually true.” He also criticized reporters for not including context in stories...
  • Chris Christie: Romney's 'Gifts' Comments 'Divisive'

    11/16/2012 12:32:51 PM PST · by Arthurio · 89 replies
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday added his name to a growing list of Republicans who are rebuking Mitt Romney over his “gifts” comments. “You can't expect to be a leader of all the people and be divisive,” said Christie on MSNBC’s Morning Joe when asked if he agreed with fellow Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, who was one of the first to criticize the former GOP nominee over the comments. In a conference call with donors Wednesday, Romney said that minorities and young people voted for Obama because he offered them “gifts.” Said Christie: “You have to...
  • Fraud Case Rocks Democratic Party

    09/13/2011 6:32:58 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 33 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 9/13/11 | TAMARA AUDI, JOHN R. EMSHWILLER and THOMAS CATAN
    LOS ANGELES—Accusations that a campaign treasurer stole more than $1 million from Democratic candidates across California have jolted the party on the eve of the 2012 campaign season. Kinde Durkee was arrested Sept. 2 and accused by federal authorities of stealing campaign funds and using the money to pay for an array of personal expenses, including mortgage payments, cosmetics and nursing-home care for her mother. Based in Burbank, Calif., the 58-year-old had long managed money for scores of Democratic campaigns. According to the federal criminal complaint, Ms. Durkee "misappropriated money from her clients' bank accounts and filed false disclosure reports...
  • Universal health care and gun control caused the holocaust Episode 2: Babi Yar

    08/12/2011 1:41:26 PM PDT · by mainestategop
    Youtube ^ | John Hunter (denverlibertarian)
    Part 2 of a new series on how universal healthcare and guncontrol, two of liberalism's virtues lead to the slaughter of millions in the holocaust. In this episode you will learn about the first ever million mom march in Babi Yar in 1942 Ukraine. The march that was made possible by disarmament and as you'll see in the following episode, universal healthcare. Also staring Rosie O'Hitler
  • Devastating Review of Meghan McCain’s Dirty, Sexy Politics

    09/13/2010 8:04:55 AM PDT · by absentee · 53 replies
    The New Ledger ^ | 9/13/2010 | Leon Wolf
    On June 20, 2002, the United States Supreme Court decreed, in the case of Atkins v. Virginia, that the mildly mentally retarded were categorically exempt from capital punishment, reasoning that fully functional adults of diminished mental capacity were as a matter of law not as culpable for their acts. Writing eloquently in dissent, Justice Scalia drew a sharp distinction between the severely mentally retarded (who are truly not responsible for their actions), and the merely stupid (the category into which Mr. Atkins undoubtedly fell). Scalia argued forcefully that, with respect to the merely stupid, at least sometimes they deserve to...
  • U aims to head off childhood obesity (MN)

    09/10/2010 3:21:55 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 12 replies
    MPLS Star & Sickle ^ | 9-10-10 | JEREMY OLSON,
    The University of Minnesota has received a $7 million federal grant to create a childhood obesity center with the goal of transforming the exercise and eating habits of as many as 530 Minnesota families. Researchers will use the grant, announced Thursday, to connect families with health advocates in medical clinics, enroll them in classes about healthy foods and active lifestyles, and improve their access to healthful foods and recreation opportunities.
  • Farmers abandon rice fields, aftermath of hippo attack

    06/24/2010 10:28:30 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies
    today ^ | 22 June, 2010 | MUSTAPHA MBENGA
    Rice farmers at the Moriba rice fields in Janjangbureh South have abandoned their rice fields, and may not return there until there is a definitive action to combat the issue of attacks on the fields by hippopotamus. Hippopotamus recently destroyed over fifty plots of paddy rice fields at the rice fields. The plots which were transplanted were on their maturity stages. This serious damages caused by the hippos has caused farmers a big loss. Speaking to journalists after a conducted tour of the damaged rice fields, Mr. Muhammed Fatty, president of Moriba lay rice field explained that the rice farms...
  • The 20 Worst Restaurant Foods in America

    06/17/2010 12:10:35 PM PDT · by central_va · 206 replies · 4,178+ views
    Men's Health Magazine ^ | 6/17/2010 | men's health
    20. Worst Omelet IHOP Colorado Omelette 1,890 calories 47 g saturated fat 4,200 mg sodium 130 g carbohydrates Colorado is the leanest state in America, so it seems unlikely that its citizens are eating many of these omelets. Nevertheless, IHOP claims the Centennial State as the source of inspiration for this egregious egg envelope. The state’s Attorney General might consider pursuing libel charges against the restaurant—after all, their namesake dish packs more calories than six Egg McMuffins Click on link below to see the rest.20 Worst Restaurant Foods
  • Iranian Chief of Staff Firouzabadi Writes Letter to Hidden Imam

    08/17/2009 10:40:42 PM PDT · by Cindy · 48 replies · 2,468+ views
    MEMRI.org - Special Dispatch 2492 ^ | August 17, 2009 | n/a
    Special Dispatch - No. 2492 August 17, 2009 On July 12, 2009, the Iranian news agency ISNA published a letter written by Iranian chief of staff Hassan Firouzabadi to the Hidden Imam (the Shi'ite messiah, also called the Mahdi). In his letter, Firouzabadi depicts the post-election protests as a conspiracy against the Iranian regime by the West and the reformists in Iran. He also rejects accusations of Basij brutality, saying that the group did not act against the Iranian people in suppressing the protests, but rather tried to protect them. He concludes by urging the Hidden Imam to come speedily...
  • HPD: Inmate Hides Gun In Fat Layers

    08/06/2009 2:25:21 PM PDT · by Texican72 · 16 replies · 1,133+ views
    KPRC Channel 2 ^ | August 6, 2009 | Elizabeth Scarborough
    HOUSTON -- A nearly 600-pound man was able to hide a weapon for more than a day while he was in custody, police told KPRC Local 2 Wednesday "Obviously the system broke down," former Harris County Detention Major Mark Kellar said. "The procedures didn't work as they were designed to work." Houston police said George Vera, 25, was arrested Aug. 2 and taken to the city jail. He spent a day there before being transferred to the Harris County Jail. After being there for 14 hours, going through intake procedures, he was taken to the showers, the final step before...
  • Hefty Anti-War Protester Asks For More Food!

    09/02/2008 7:23:38 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 54 replies · 370+ views
    I made a fun little video of a screaming anti-war protester yesterday. This woman originally says she's there to stop the war. But then continually says she's running out of food. Then she starts screaming.. and her blabbering rivals anything Ted Kennedy's ever said. "We are going hungry!!!!"
  • Ear infections make fatty food sound good

    08/21/2008 7:42:53 AM PDT · by skinkinthegrass · 10 replies · 178+ views
    ScienceNews ^ | August 20th, 2008 | Davide Castelvecchi
    PHILADELPHIA — Childhood ear infections may not just put hearing at risk. Kids who get them may develop a strong affinity for fatty foods and could be predisposed to obesity, surveys now suggest. Researchers suspect that infections of the middle ear may alter the sense of taste by damaging a nerve that carries sensations from the tongue to the brain.