Government to Fork: The Obama Garden

Michelle Obama's first book -- American Grown:  The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America -- hits bookstores today, undoubtedly with the standard prominence afforded leftist authors.   Naturally, no Obama exploit would be complete without a taxpayer-funded campaign swing, including appearances on Good Morning America, The View, Live! With Kelly, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and Rachael Ray, sandwiched between Mrs. Obama's weekend jaunt to the Beyonce concert, and an upcoming fundraiser at the NYC home of Sarah Jessica Parker.    All this fanfare and travel begs the inevitable question; what is the cost to America's taxpayers for a First Lady to promote the easiest, cheapest, venerable beacon of personal responsibility and means to safe, convenient, healthy food, outside capitalism and free markets, commonly known as gardening?   Yes, gardening -- the original green movement -- once a necessity for the hungry and...(Read Full Post)