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USDA Dumps Food Pyramid for Younger, More Curvaceous Figure

June 7, 2011


The USDA has recently released it’s new concept, the food plate, to replace the iconic food pyramid it introduced in 1992 (and modified in 2005).  At its release, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack criticized the food pyramid for being “too complex to serve as a quick and easy guide for American families” – I completely agree, […]

Government Shutdown Perspective: “Leaders Eat Last”

April 8, 2011


I try to keep my political opinions to myself – this blog has no political agenda, and never will – but I think people need to read this, regardless of their views on abortion, war, and public spending. Earlier today I received an e-mail from those who run my scholarship program, informing us that we […]

State of the Union 2011

January 25, 2011


Just some thoughts I need to put out there: Education reform – yes, please.  And let’s get my teacher friends employed while we’re at it First (of many) State of the Union address to include the terms “Facebook” and “Google” Olivia Snowe clearly got the memo about symbolic dress (Candy Crowley clearly didn’t – facepalm), […]