Normally defending somebody you admired as a young man when he is in trouble will not get you fired. However, if your job is being the public image for a company and the person you defend is someone who may have known more than he'll admit about the sexual abuse of children, then all bets are off.
Believe me, I've always loved Phoebe Cates, but she doesn't make me want to buy pants. JCPenney recently found themselves in hot water for selling a t-shirt for young girls that stated "I'm Too Pretty To Do Homework...". Parents were upset by the message and the store stopped selling the shirts. Now they are in a little hot water again over a recent ad campaign obviously geared toward
Now apple juice poses a health threat to our families!? We all know that reports come out all the time telling us that certain things aren't good for us, but Dr. Oz recently caused quite a stir when he suggested apple juice can be dangerous for our families. Apple juice?! His claim is being met with criticism, but he insists that apple juice contains unacceptably high levels of arsenic.
What do you think about this new book that deals with a young, chubby girl who is teased and then loses weight and becomes popular and active in sports? The author says people are taking it wrong and that it's about making healthy choices. Critics argue that lessons like this teach kids to judge people by what's on the outside versus their inner-worth. Furthermore,
I once was told by someone that our surroundings shape us for our adult life, and some of our childhood is programmed into us. When I read this article I was shocked that some of these games exist. Other people are noticing.......something isn't right.
It's hard to think of an activity more wholesome and family-friendly than an evening spent playing board games. But just as film has its 'Clockwork