Voters aren't buying the specious "jobs versus clean air/water" argument. More importantly, they have a clear preference for the findings of Environmental Protection Agency scientists over the talking points of "corporate polluters."
Americans are packing on the pounds -- it's a reality. Sadly, our nation, which excels on so many fronts, is not at the forefront of nutritional intelligence -- especially when it comes to our children.
Jamie Oliver is on a mission to change America's diet. After airing a four-hour TV series aimed at improving school lunches, he got the British gov't to allocate $1 billion to revitalize their school lunches.
There was much to like in President Obama's health care reform speech to a joint session of Congress. But we need to remember that medical insurance reform of any kind is doomed without medical content reform.