The race for Joe Lieberman’s Senate seat was a big deal here in the Tri-State area! Linda’s ads during Good Morning America. Linda’s ads during the mid day news. Linda’s ads during our nightly news. We were so literally deluged with Linda McMahon campaign ads, we would have rather watched wresting! She probably lost not for siding with the union busting Republican Mitt Romney, but for really annoying us morning, noon, and night!
Let’s indulge in a little grave dancing, shall we? I found this neat little article on Mother Jones by Nick Baumann.
So, do you think Whipsaw Willard, the peanut butter and honey pita lover, eats the food he supports with his policies? Well, the missus does; atleast according to this 2002 profile of Ann Romney from the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette:
“Mrs. Romney was introduced to several practitioners of holistic medicine, who persuaded her to adopt alternative therapies. She now eats organic foods and very little meat. She practices reflexology and undergoes acupuncture treatments. She credits the lifestyle with turning her health around.” Continue reading →
I personally believe Concentrated Animal Feedlot Operations (CAFO) are immoral, stupidly greedy, and ultimately unhealthy for all involved. From the suffering of the sick animals in horrific conditions, the filth and toxic waste these feed lots generate, to the health problems caused by consuming the flesh of factory farmed creatures– where do we find an upside? Immediate profit for big Agro corporations, yes, but years of problems and fallout for the rest of us. And it gets worse! I believe more problems will arise on the microscopic front, namely antibiotic resistant super-bugs to terrorize us in the not so distant future. I buy organic and/or antibiotic free meat whenever possible, and I recommend you check out the latest nugget at Mother Jones: Vaccines on Chicken Farms Create Supervirus | Mother Jones.
This has been an eventful few weeks for highly charged, politicized arguments. With all the problems that American citizens face in an economy that is painfully slow to quicken, and with so many Americans still in deep, financial trouble, I wonder why Congress is so focused on the “Fast and Furious” gun saga, while refusing to pass a jobs bill. One would think they would want to provide good government in action to serve the constituents they claim to care about… Continue reading →