Hunger engulfs almost a billion of the globe's citizens but inadequate nutrition is an even broader epidemic that consumes millions of healthy lives, from the richest nations to the poorest subsistence farmers.
Millions of Americans have been hit hard by the economic downturn and are working hard to escape the trap of poverty. Mischaracterizing social welfare programs makes it hard to adequately understand and address these problems.
Sarah's first thankfulness was "I'm thankful for this turkey, and also too for the metal funnel thingy that cut the turkey's head clean off while it was flapping its wings trying to get out and all. That was fun."
During Wednesday night's debate, George Stephanopoulos didn't flinch from trying to smear Obama by association with former '60s radical Bill Ayers. Too bad George didn't ask Hillary about her summer spent working for a law firm run by Communists.