Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: While D.C. burns, NJ tries to rise from its ashes, The five keys to killing Obamacare, Health law will make calorie counts hard to ignore.
I suppose every cloud has a silver lining. While the President and Congress put in motion their agenda to bankrupt the nation and put every human living within our borders dependent on the state, NJ Republican governor Chris Christie signed a bunch of bills yesterday in Trenton, making good on his promise to reform the Garden State’s broken pension system.
- Town Hall: The five keys to killing Obamacare
Some people in the heat of the moment are talking about repealing Obamacare like it’s a given that’s bound to happen. It’s not. It’s going to be hard work, the results will be uncertain, and it will take years of political combat against utterly amoral opponents who have no qualms about lying, handing out bribes, or shredding the Constitution to get their way.
AP: Health law will make calorie counts hard to ignore
A requirement tucked into the nation’s massive health care bill will make calorie counts impossible for thousands of restaurants to hide and difficult for consumers to ignore. More than 200,000 fast food and other chain restaurants will have to include calorie counts on menus, menu boards and even drive-throughs.