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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »