In a much discussed speech at West Point two weeks ago, Defense Secretary Robert Gates argued that the U.S. should get out of the business of fighting the kinds of open-ended ground wars that it has waged for the past decade in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Should America be afraid of China? America needs to understand China, but it need not be afraid of China.
BALDEMAR VELASQUEZ President, Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO The key problem is making felons out of everyone who is here without documents. What people miss is that includes 1.6 million children
FIVE REASONS TO EAT MEAT: 1> It tastes good 2> It makes you feel good 3> It’s a great American tradition 4> It supports the nation’s farmers 5> Your parents did it Oh, sorry…those are five reasons to smoke cigarettes. Meat is more complicated.
When it comes to dieting, most of us are willing to resort to a trick or two to help us curb our appetite and eat less drinking water to fill up when we’re hungry, for example, or opting for artificial sweeteners instead of sugar to get the same satisfying sweetness without the offending calories. But new research suggests that the body is not so easily fooled, and that sugar substitutes are no key to weight loss perhaps helping to explain why, despite a plethora of low-calorie food and drink, Americans are heavier than ever.