While the cultural landscape has changed greatly since the founding of the country, one thing must not: America should still stand for freedom and pluralism. What this demands is an equal voice for all viewpoints.
The more cowardly we become about fat and the longer we pretend that we can continue eating while our bodies revolt against us by getting sicker and sicker, the more we fail our children and their children.
When I read that Royal Caribbean cruise ships were stopping in Labadee, Haiti, I reacted with outrage. When I started thinking, I realized I was and am glad that the cruise ships are stopping in Haiti.