While not opposed to the anti-fast-food and anti-obese sentiments of this article, I could find nothing in it that remotely justifies the headline. Which health advisor is promoting fast food? Or is the suggestion that because a fast-food company is included in a group examining the effect of fast-food, they automatically become health advisors?
"If four out of five mainstream state schools failed, there would be an outcry." Hey, Four out of five UK state schools do fail.
PS: I don't see the UK teachers unions accepting longer days and longer school years.
The main problem with releasing these memoranda is that the authors told the truth and we all know that telling the truth is this century's worst crime in politics. We certainly will never vote for anyone who does.
I like the idea from a letter to the editor of the Ft Lauderdale Sun Sentinel: "we can satisfy these people by simply putting on a few flights with no security whatever - so no one has to let anyone look at or touch anything that they might think private.”
“These guys just don't get it - they win elections by campaigning against big government, then want to make the government even bigger, Here's the thing, we do NOT want the government making decisions about: what happens in our bedroom what happens on our death bed what we eat, drink or smoke.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.