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McDonald Worker Attacked For Filet-O-Fish

From the New York City TV affiliate NBC New York:

McDonald’s Customer Crawling Through Drive-Thru for Fish Sandwich


Wed, Mar 31, 2010

McDonald’s might need to enlist its Big Mouth Billy Bass Singing Fish, made famous in its TV ads, to "bring back" that fish one impatient customer took at its restaurant in South Brunswick, N.J.

Police said the customer crawled out of his car and into the drive thru window to get his fish sandwich, after slapping the McDonald’s employee in the face.

"His Filet-O-Fish was taking too long at 4:30 in the morning," said South Brunswick Police Detective Sergeant James Ryan to NBCNewYork.

According to Ryan, the customer yelled at the employee and pushed him against the counter.

"After he slaps him, he takes his food," said Ryan.

Perhaps suggesting how hungry the suspect was, Ryan said he then threatened the employee by telling him "I’ll be waiting for you when you get off work."

The police report said the suspect "then walked out of the store with his fish filet sandwich," went to his car, still parked in the drive thru lane and left

Earlier, we might have puzzled at such seeming over-reaction. But ‘science’ has already explained it all to us.

From our friends at the CPUSA’s People’s World (formerly the Daily Worker):

Study: Junk food addiction similar to crack-cocaine

by: Pepe Lozano
March 30 2010

It doesn’t take neuroscience to figure out that eating too much junk food is not good for you.

Or does it?

According to a new study by The Scripps Research Institute in Florida, scientists found making meals of fatty foods may be as addictive as crack-cocaine, causing compulsive eating and obesity.

The three-year study, involving rats, found that over-consumption of high calorie foods can trigger addiction-like responses in the brain. Scientists found decreased levels of a specific brain chemical that allows a feeling of reward in the overweight rats. The low levels of this chemical (dopamine receptor) in the brain is similar to humans addicted to drugs.

Although research involving the study of animals cannot directly relate to human obesity, scientists say the findings may help in understanding the human condition and developing therapies to treat it.

Scientists devised a diet plan for three groups of rats. One group ate a balanced, healthy diet. Another received healthy food, but had access to high calorie food for one hour a day. Rats in the third group were fed healthy meals and given unlimited access to the high calorie food such as cheesecake, chocolate ding-dongs, bacon, sausage and the like.

The rats in the third group began to refuse the healthy food and preferred the "junk food," quickly becoming obese. The scientists discovered the relentless junk food diet changed the function of the rat’s brains so much that they were actually addicted to the pleasure activity of eating unhealthy. When the scientists replaced the junk food with healthier fare, the rodents went on a two-week hunger strike.

In the real world, the availability of junk food is much more readily accessible these days then in the past, said Paul J. Kenny, Scripps Research associate professor and one of the study’s scientist, in a telephone interview.

"Let’s face it junk food is very pleasant, and people like to eat it," he said. Cafeteria-style food contains high levels of processed sugar and fats but it’s also very cheap, Kenny said.

"Take pizza for example," he said. "People like to eat it, and economically, it makes a lot of sense. It’s easy to make and it’s cheap. But continual access to these types of foods is a major problem."

The underlining aim of the study was to understand how the brain responds to eating enjoyable fatty foods, and if it was similar to how drug users enjoy heroin or cocaine, said the professor.

"We found ourselves asking, ‘why do people overeat and why do people use drugs,’" said Kenny. "The behavior we discovered is quite similar."

Kenny said people should ultimately have the choice to decide what they eat, but the ability to choose healthy food may be corrupted. Healthier food is often times costlier.

Another recent study, published in Health Affairs, found children from poor families are twice as likely to be obese as children from well-off families (45 percent vs. 22 percent). Minority children are far more likely to be obese than white children (41 percent of black and Latino children vs. 27 percent of white non-Hispanic children). And despite a host of medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, asthma, or gallstones caused by obesity, children who become obese are more likely to become impoverished.

Obesity-related diseases cost the U.S. an estimated $150 billion each year, according to government agencies. An estimated two-thirds of American adults and one-third of children are obese or overweight.

"Childhood obesity isn’t just a public health issue, it’s a social justice issue," writes Eric Tipler in the Huffington Post. Tipler, a current graduate student and former high school teacher says confronting child obesity is one of the major domestic challenges of our time. It’s where education, health care and poverty all intersect, he says.

We need to ensure that healthy food is available and more affordable, writes Tipler. He adds that those working for educational justice need to advocate for school cafeterias that offer fruits, vegetable and salad bars, not just pizza, cookies or slushy machines.

Oh, well, if it’s a “social justice” issue, we had better start throwing billions of dollars at it.

Mind you, according to the CPUSA, George Soros and the rest of the left crack dealers are being wrongly imprisoned.

But ‘junk food’ sellers – watch out.

‘Social justice’ is headed your way.

This article was posted by Steve on Thursday, April 1st, 2010. Comments are currently closed.

5 Responses to “McDonald Worker Attacked For Filet-O-Fish”

  1. proreason says:

    Every American has a right to a filet-of-fish sandwich.

    This patriot was just exercising that right.

  2. maxransom says:

    That may be true. However it’s every McDonald’s employees right to take as long as possible to fill an order. I know this from experience, from placing an order at a drive thru window.

  3. AcornsRNutz says:

    When society officially has lost all hope of redmeption….not so much when an enraged minority, lashing out against a society that has shattered his hopes and dreams for 150 of his 25 years, beats a minimum wage employee for a lousy sandwhich. But when we have justification for his disorder, and the social injustice that causes it. I am moments away from throwing in the towel. I hear I can get some cheap land in Ruby Ridge Idaho, apparently there is a compound up there that the previous owner vacated suddenly (must have bought it from a predatory lender). Perhaps there I can find some sanity.

  4. proreason says:

    How did we miss it (slap head).

    This isn’t a story about a fish sandwich. It’s a metaphor for ObamyCare.

    The hungry man isn’t just a hungry man…..he’s a health-care starved Obamy voter who can’t wait to finally grab his share of the Health Care pie. He is literally climbing the drive-ins to get his health sandwich.

    Which is why the Republicans should be trembling in their boots in November, and why Obamy is brimming with confidence as the health-starved masses finally learn about the wonders of ObamyCare.

    They will be riding a wave of health-care mania.

    Make my ObamyHealth Sandwich with extra healthy sauce please !! and don’t forget any of those secret ingredients in those 2700 pages !!!

    And give the check to Rusty.

    • JohnMG says:

      Yeah pro, but…..but what about those SF faggots wanting to exterminate Ronald McDonald? Aren’t they health-care fanatics too? How do we square their antipathy topward poor Ronald with beating the crap out of somebody standing in the way of their free health care fish sandwich?

      I’m conflicted.

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