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  • Man still hungry after eating record 30,000th Big Mac

    05/07/2018 10:38:52 AM PDT · by Signalman · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/6/2018 | Linda Massarella
    A Wisconsin man who already holds the Guinness World Record for eating the most Big Macs just chowed down on his 30,000th combo of two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. Don Gorske, 64, told The Post on Sunday that he has been eating two McDonald’s Big Macs every day for the past 46 years – and the only thing he wants to do in retirement is shove even more of them into his mouth. “I love the patties, I love the sauce, I can’t get enough of it,” Gorske, 64, said two...
  • Wisconsin man eats his 30,000th Big Mac

    05/05/2018 8:50:46 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    WXYZ ^ | May 4, 2018 | WGBA
    A Fond du Lac man who holds the world record for "Most Big Macs Consumed" ate his 30,000th Big Mac on Friday. Don Gorske said he ate his first Big Mac on May 17, 1972, and has enjoyed, on average, two of the sandwiches nearly every day since. “I take that first bite, it was the best thing I had ever tasted in my life,” reads a pamphlet from Gorske that chronicles his hamburger habit. An entry titled “Summer of 1972” reads, “When I’m not at work, or going to McDonalds [sic], I’m at County Stadium, eating a Big Mac...
  • Sharpton Hits Trump With Fat Joke: You Should Order Three Big Macs Instead of Two

    01/15/2018 12:47:51 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 72 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | January 15, 2018 | David Rutz
    Al Sharpton hit President Donald Trump for his weight during comments marking Martin Luther King Jr., Day in Harlem, quipping he should order three Big Macs instead of two. According to New York Times writer Shane Goldmacher, Sharpton complimented New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D.) as a "national celebrity" and, perhaps alluding to potential White House ambitions, said Trump should "get your best gloves out" before making the joke about Trump's fondness for fast food. It's a noteworthy comment from Sharpton, given his former obesity. The now slimmed down-Sharpton once weighed more than 300 pounds. In 2014, the New York...
  • Concerns over Donald Trump’s daily diet (The last three presidents before Trump ate junk food)

    07/30/2017 3:57:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Yahoo7 ^ | July 30, 2017 | Allison Yee
    As President of the United States, Donald Trump has an army of five personal chefs, ready and waiting to slave away in the kitchen to cater to his every dietary need. Instead, the POTUS’ favourite foods have been revealed – and it hasn’t left experts impressed. According to the Chicago Tribune, Trump eats “like a teenage boy”, indulging in fast food – he celebrated with a Big Mac and fries after he won the Republican presidential nomination - and knocking back cans of Diet Coke. By all accounts, he’s not a huge fan of breakfast, but if he does eat...
  • Fight for 15? Meet the Big Mac machine [The new employee looks rather square]

    02/02/2017 10:37:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/02/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    Massachusetts is in the midst of debating the Fight for 15, with proposals on the table to raise the minimum wage that high at least for a few industries including big box stores and fast food outlets. That would have a serious impact on businesses such as McDonald’s, which hires a lot of younger workers looking for their first entries on their resumes, particularly if they don’t have a secondary school education. While we’re on the subject, if you happen to be in the Boston area be sure to stop by one McDonald’s where you can meet their new...
  • THE inventor of the Big Mac has died at the age of 98.

    11/30/2016 7:48:26 PM PST · by Viking2002 · 32 replies
    The Sun ^ | NEAL BAKER and MARK HODGE
    THE inventor of the Big Mac has died at the age of 98. Michael “Jim” Delligatti came up with the iconic McDonald’s burger nearly 50 years ago. The franchise-owner from Uniontown Pennsylvania put the stacked treat on sale at one of his restaurants in 1968. McDonald’s initially did not approve of deviating from its strict formula of simple hamburgers, cheeseburgers and milkshakes. But the creation of a two-patty burger with lettuce, cheese, gherkins, onions and “special sauce” proved an instant hit, and was rolled out to his other 47 outlets across the US.
  • McDonald's plans to roll out mini and mega versions of their classic Big Mac [tr]

    11/03/2016 11:59:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 84 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 3, 2016 | Ashley Collman
    Goldilock's three bears would be happy at this news coming from McDonald's. Next year, the chain will be rolling out mini and mega versions of the Big Mac, meaning there will be a perfect burger size for all Golden Arches customers. The classic Big Mac is constructed with two 1/10lb all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun.
  • The highly sophisticated hacking of Sharyl Attkisson's computers

    10/27/2014 9:17:28 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 69 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 27, 2014 | Howard Kurtz
    From the moment that Sharyl Attkisson met a shadowy source I’ll call Big Mac, she was plunged into a nightmare involving mysterious surveillance of her computers. They met at a McDonald’s in Northern Virginia at the beginning of 2013, and the source (she dubs him Number One) warned her about the threat of government spying. During their next hamburger rendezvous, Big Mac told Attkisson, then a CBS News reporter constantly at odds with the Obama administration, that he was “shocked” and “flabbergasted” by his examination of her computer and that this was “worse than anything Nixon ever did.” Attkisson’s forthcoming...
  • Pew: Whites, Christians fleeing Democratic Party

    09/14/2016 11:42:36 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 61 replies
    The Washington Exmainer ^ | 9/13/2016 | Paul Bedard
    White and Christian voters are abandoning the Democratic Party, according to a remarkable new analysis of political party demographics. The Pew Research Center found that there is now a 29-point white gap, the largest ever between the GOP and Democrats. According to the new analysis, "non-Hispanic whites make up 57 percent of all Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters, down significantly from 76 percent in 1992. By contrast, though the share of GOP voters who are white also has declined since 1992, the change has been much more modest: Currently, 86 percent of Republican and Republican-leaning registered voters are non-Hispanic whites,...
  • BREAKING : Trump Takes THE LEAD in Colorado! Crooked Hillary is COLLAPSING (AGAIN)

    09/14/2016 11:14:07 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 65 replies
    Truth Feed ^ | 9/14/2016 | Amy Moreno
    Crooked Hillary is going down AGAIN. This time in Colorado, where Trump has taken the lead! He’s ahead by 2 points according to a new poll. TRUMP 43% CLINTON 41% From The Denver Post: The latest polls show the Republican closing the gap with Hillary Clinton in a state where Democrats felt so confident that they diverted millions in television advertising to other battlegrounds. A Reuters/Ipsos survey released this week gave Trump a narrow edge in a two-way race, 43 percent to 41 percent — his first lead in Colorado in the 2016 election. It follows two other recent polls...
  • Clinton says she is not taking debates with Trump "for granted"

    09/06/2016 1:27:44 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 64 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9/6/2016 | ABC News
    Entire Title: "Clinton says she is not taking debates with Trump "for granted": "This will be a difficult, challenging debate"
  • 'Britain's biggest cat' is addicted to Big Macs and weighs 1.5 stone

    12/11/2015 8:12:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 17 replies
    www.mirror.co.uk ^ | Updated 15:32, 11 Dec 2015 | By Red Williams
  • McDonald’s is selling Big Mac special sauce—for $18,000

    02/05/2015 8:25:45 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 03, 2015
    McDonald’s fans who’ve been clamoring to know what’s in Big Mac sauce for years may have been disappointed to find out that it's basically a souped-up Russian Dressing. Yet, Australians are willing to big bucks for it. The fast food chain is auctioning off 200 bottles of “Limited Edition Big Mac Special Sauce” on eBay—starting at Aus$23,100—or about $18,000. […] The proceeds from the auction will benefit Ronald McDonald charities run by the chain that help sick children and their families. So far, over 130 bids have been placed. …
  • Thousands line up for last Big Mac in Iceland

    11/01/2009 12:53:40 PM PST · by UAConservative · 56 replies · 2,351+ views
    Reuters ^ | October 30, 2009 | Omar Valdimarsson
    REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Thousands of Icelanders lined up at McDonald's restaurants to order their last Big Macs before the U.S. fast-food chain abandons the crisis-hit island at midnight Saturday due to soaring costs. The world's largest fast-food company said earlier this week that all three of its restaurants in Iceland, operated by franchisee Jon Ogmundsson, would shut down October 31. The outlets have been packed since the announcement, with lines at one restaurant on the east side of the city backing up out the door and onto the street. At lunchtime Friday the outlet's parking lot was full and staff...
  • McDonald's Tests Big Mac in a Tortilla

    03/25/2009 8:05:03 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 36 replies · 1,940+ views
    Advertising Age ^ | March 23, 2009 | Emily Bryson York
    McDonald's Tests Big Mac in a Tortilla Fast-Food Giant Rolls Out Snack Wrap Mac in Markets Including Houston, Wisconsin By Emily Bryson York Published: March 23, 2009 CHICAGO (AdAge.com) -- McDonald's might have to come up with a new "two all-beef patties" jingle for its newest product. The chain is testing the Snack Wrap Mac, which puts a new spin on the old classic: half a beef patty, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions -- wrapped in a flour tortilla. McDonald's spokeswoman Danya Proud said the $1.49 wrap is being sold in an "advertised test" in several U.S. markets, including...
  • 'Big Macs Fund Training for Homosexual Activists'

    08/16/2008 7:44:34 AM PDT · by kellynla · 62 replies · 804+ views
    worldnetdaily.com ^ | August 16, 2008 | staff
    McDonald's, home of kids' Happy Meals and the Big Mac, has been cited by a boycott campaign for sponsoring conferences at which homosexuals are trained to be activists in advancing their own sexual preferences, according to the American Family Association. The AFA has launched a boycott campaign of the company for an anti-family agenda and public condemnation of traditional family supporters as being motivated by "hate." The AFA's petition and other outreaches have been assembled at the website BoycottMcDonalds.com. Now there's more reason for members and supporters of traditional families to be upset with the fast-food chain. "McDonald's does it...
  • Big Mac: The Taxpayer-Friendly Candidate

    06/10/2008 10:05:43 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 7 replies · 156+ views
    RCP ^ | June 11, 2008 | Lawrence Kudlow
    Sen. John McCain moved decisively to the supply-side Tuesday in a strong speech to the National Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C. For investors, small-business owner-operators, and the vast majority of middle-class Americans who go to work every day and are concerned about Sen. McCain's tax vision, this speech is good news. Big Mac is the taxpayer-friendly candidate. The Republican candidate for president embraced low-tax-rate incentives to grow the economy, promising a combination of pro-growth tax reform and simplification along with significant spending restraint. He has called himself a foot soldier in the Reagan revolution. This tax speech clinches it....
  • Survey: More Americans know Big Mac ingredients than Ten Commandments

    10/04/2007 1:38:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies · 472+ views
    CNS ^ | October 4, 2007 | Mark Pattison
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Quick. Name each of the Ten Commandments. OK. Now name the ingredients in a Big Mac hamburger sold at McDonald's. According to a new survey, the Big Mac wins the memory contest. In truth, the Big Mac has advantages. There are only seven ingredients to remember, and they have a catchy jingle behind them. McDonald's Corp. has poured enough money into commercials that the decades-old jingle remains familiar today. The survey of 1,000 Americans, by Kelton Research, was undertaken to help promote the new animated movie "The Ten Commandments," which will open on 700 screens nationwide Oct....
  • Would Jesus Eat at McDonalds? (Leftists Blame Islamic Terrorism On McDonalds)

    08/11/2007 9:19:02 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 45 replies · 1,967+ views
    JewishComment.com ^ | Saturday, 11th Aug 2007 | David Paulin
    Would Jesus Eat at McDonald's? Saturday 11th Aug 2007 by David Paulin The intellectual elite of the Presbyterian Church (USA) have in recent years joined ranks with the radical left. Its members vilify Israel, apologize for Islamic terrorists, and cheer on the Palestinian cause. Now, these Presbyterians have another villain: the Big Mac. America’s most famous hamburger is emblematic of the dark underbelly of globalization, according to David Hadley Jensen, an associate professor of something called “constructive theology” at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas. On top of that, McDonald’s and its iconic burger are even at odds with...
  • Brazil first, India second, Sweden third on iPod index

    01/22/2007 12:05:43 AM PST · by WesternCulture · 10 replies · 740+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 01/19/2007 | Paul O'Mahony
    Some people claim the iPod index tells you more about the economic situation of different countries than the Burger Index or GDP/capita statistics, in fact, some will even tell you it says more about this issue than any other stats available. Anyhow, In this case, what could one possibly make out of the compilation featured in the article below? What does the economies of Brazil, India and Sweden (my home country) have in common? I've heard of research reporting that Sweden is poorer than Mississippi (at least an internet profile like Instapundit - perhaps not the most frequent visitor to...