Secret Service Director Julia Pierson appeared before a congressional committee today to address concerns over the recent breach of the White House by a deranged and armed and surprisingly swift 42-year-old who wanted to tell the president that the atmosphere was collapsing.
She did not encounter a warm reception.
A Wisconsin reporter covering a Michelle Obama event being held in support of Democrat Mary Burke was told by a White House aide that she was not allowed to speak with any of the people in the crowd, and says that she has never received such treatment in 35 years of political reporting.
Shark meat is in and chicken fingers are out for some schools abiding by First Lady Michelle Obama’s lunch rules.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture highlighted an elementary school in Maine on Wednesday that is taking the standards from the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act to a different level.
Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan is in damage control mode after a U.S. think-tank alleged late last week that she had plagiarized the Twitter feed of another famous first lady: Michelle Obama.
Over glasses of wine and a disco-spinning DJ, more than a dozen government-funded game developers showcased their products on a Wednesday night in Washington, D.C.
First Lady Michelle Obama is now highlighting talking water fountains to encourage people to drink more water.
Obama’s anti-obesity group Let’s Move praised the new invention by the Drink Up campaign on Thursday. Drink Up “hired an expert” to create the water fountain, which starts talking to a person when they drink from it.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign is promoting giant carrots for kids to climb, instructing parents to park far away from stores to get more exercise, and hosting summer camps that utilize a “Let’s Move” curriculum.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is suggesting major changes to grocery stores to “nudge” Americans to purchase healthier foods when they shop.
The agency commissioned an “expert panel” to make recommendations on how to guide the more than 47 million Americans on food stamps into spending their benefits on fruits and vegetables.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign is claiming that salad bars have increased student participation in school lunch, despite a report that found one million children fled the lunch line in response to her new lunch standards.
THE POLITICO has published an epic philosophical profile of President Obama, the story of a man whose desire to assume his natural place among the global cultural elite is constantly frustrated by the fact that he is merely President of the United States (and somewhat obligated to serve out the remainder of his second term). He is quite clearly suffering from the Oval Office equivalent of Senioritis.
Read the whole thing, as it contains (probably) some of the most bizarre sentences ever written about a sitting president.
On Obama’s supreme confidence: