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C is for Cookie, but P is for Parent and O stands for OBESITY

Recently, in the news as listed on the ABC News website, it was reported that Sesame Street Workshop is now promoting their “Healthy Habits” program in order to combat epidemic cases of childhood obesity. By introducing this new found health awareness, they hope to better educate children on the benefits of eating healthy and making proper food selections. In fact, ... Read More »

What is Man’s Greatest Gift to Mankind?

‘Beware the beast man, for he is the devil’s pawn. Alone among God’s primates, he kills for sport, or lust or greed. Yes, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him. Drive him back into his jungle lair: ... Read More »

Truthfully, (Michael) Moore’s Impact on the 2004 election was LESS…

I know the American public has always displayed short-term memory but it was only ten months ago when fame and money hungry movie director Michael Moore unveiled his attempt to steer the election away from President Bush. And yes it was an attempt, a strong attempt but alas, a failed attempt. The problem was that his promotion of the film ... Read More »

Top Ten Headlines That Are Not April Fool’s Day Jokes

I really appreciated reading through the funny fake stories posted on the Blogcritics.org site, but it really got me to think about real news stories that, prior to actually occurring, would have been unimaginable and seemingly “fake.” Remember, 1984 and Brave New World seemed a bit far-fetched when they were published, and they too became reality (to a certain extent). ... Read More »

The NY Times wields a broad brush and paints the NBA coaches black and white.

As is typical with the left leaning NY Times, a recent article, Black Coaches in NBA Have Shorter Tenures, published March 22, 2005, attempts to go into great detail of accusing the NBA owners of racism (you may need to register for free to view this article). Throughout the article they repeatedly drag along statistics of coaching longevity with one ... Read More »

Who gets to play God with Terri Schiavo’s life?

I cannot offer you a catchy or cute post header to lead you to this very serious and story about Terri Schiavo. Now, I just want to be clear on this subject and please know that I do feel that in the end, there should be a humane and compassionate decision on this woman’s life. The usual questions arise as ... Read More »

Are you a man or a mouse….both? Or how Mickey Mouse became Frankenstein.

It never ceases to amaze me at the gall of scientists who “dare to dream” all “in the name of science”. According to an article written in the Sidney Morning Herald, A Stanford University researcher has gotten a preliminary go-ahead to create a mouse with a significant number of human brain cells — as long as the creature behaves like ... Read More »

How could the left have been so wrong about Bush?

In the Washington Post, an article appears today with the title, “Is Bush Right? President’s Critics Reconsider Democracy’s Prospects in the Middle East” and comes across as very condescending by our friends at the liberal elite media. The question should be, “How could the left have been so wrong about President Bush?” Day after day, month after month before, during ... Read More »

Chris Rock “Challenges” Liberal Hollywood Audience with Anti-Bush Jokes

It’s been a little over a week since the Oscars were broadcast on ABC and after digesting the comic material (particularly the opening monologue); it has never been more evident that Chris Rock should stick with his day job – stand-up routines on pay cable or satellite. Without his usual arsenal of controversial and very adult material, Rock resorted to ... Read More »

Videotaped Brick, NJ Teacher May Have Been Wrong But Were The Students Entirely Innocent?

Teacher was wrong but what about the students? Read More »