Soylent Pinko: Obama’s food police want you to go vegan

To “save the planet,” of course.

The federal committee responsible for nutrition guidelines is calling for the adoption of “plant-based” diets, taxes on dessert, trained obesity “interventionists” at worksites, and electronic monitoring of how long Americans sit in front of the television.

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) released its far-reaching 571-page report of recommendations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday, which detailed its plans to “transform the food system.”

DGAC said its recommendations to eat less meat are intended to “maximize environmental sustainability” out of concerns for climate change.

Every time you eat a steak, Mother Gaia cries.

Oh, BTW, they’re going to tax your dessert too.

DGAC called for diet and weight management interventions by “trained interventionists” in healthcare settings, community locations, and worksites.

“Government at local, state, and national levels, the health care system, schools, worksites, community organizations, businesses, and the food industry all have critical roles in developing creative and effective solutions,” they said.

DGAC also called for policy interventions to “reduce unhealthy options,” limit access to high calorie foods in public buildings, “limit the exposure” of advertisements for junk food, a soda tax, and taxing high sugar and salt items and dessert.

Michelle Obama’s Food Police are coming for you. Put down that eclair, step away from the table, and nobody gets hurt.

Wanna bet these “guidelines” get written into Obamacare regulations?

Hey, if they can tax you for not buying health insurance they can certainly tax you for buying Oreos. And trust me, they will.

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They’re Ready For Hillary, but they’re not ready to write checks

People who vote for a living want Hillary Clinton to be their next benefactor. Because she’ll keep the gravy train rolling. But they’re not up for helping her cause.

The main super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton is struggling in its early efforts to line up cash towards a fundraising goal of as much as $500 million, according to sources with knowledge of its fundraising.

The group, Priorities USA Action, is trying to secure 30 or more pledges of at least $1 million apiece to be unveiled publicly when the former Secretary of State officially enters the race, sources say. But so far it has received only about ten firm commitments, and it is encountering resistance from top donors who have given to other Clinton-linked vehicles, including ostensibly aligned super PACs and even the apolitical Clinton Foundation.

Oops.

“People are starting to worry that Priorities could be a weak link,” said a strategist who has worked with the various pro-Clinton outside groups.

The stumbles – and the slow fundraising start – raise doubts about a key assumption about Clinton’s strength as a presidential candidate: that her allies will be able to rely on a seemingly bottomless well of support from rich supporters to build an historic political money juggernaut that will overwhelm prospective rivals.

Over the last two years, the two super PACs that have been most active paving the way for an expected Clinton campaign – Brock’s American Bridge 21st Century and Ready for Hillary – raised a combined $29 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings.

Here’s a tip Clintonistas. Your candidate is the “weak link.” When you need $500 million and only raise $29 millon we call that FAILURE.

Hillary Clinton is Yesterday’s News. And her lackluster fundraising is proof.