The Conspiracy To Make You Fat
Let's face it: nobody around here is getting any thinner.
Certainly it cannot be our own faults, right? Seriously, though, obesity is a huge (no pun intended) issue in America, especially among impoverished populations, who tend to buy cheap calories, which tend to be unhealthy calories, and they may not have the time or know-how to cook healthier meals. But the poor are far from being the only ones packing on the pounds -- nor are they necessarily, entirely to blame for being overweight.
Below: the not-so-secret conspiracy to fatten you up.
[ Jesse Ventura's Take ]
I can't say I was surprised to learn how little attention is being paid to what's going on with our factory farms and feedlots. I've known about this problem since I was governor. The simple fact is, the Food and Drug Administration doesn't have the manpower. They tell you they're conducting these inspections, but nobody is actually out there checking to make sure. The reality is, the conditions by which our food is being supplied to us are very dangerous.