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  • Hey, St. Nick: Put down the cookie

    12/01/2007 4:39:10 AM PST · by Leisler · 52 replies · 106+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Friday, November 30, 2007 | Mike Underwood
    America’s top doc told the Herald yesterday that Santa Claus should slim down, in the latest blow struck in a global politically correct crusade against the jolly fat man. “It is really important that the people who kids look up to as role models are in good shape, eating well and getting exercise. It is absolutely critical,” acting U.S. Surgeon General Rear Adm. Steven K. Galson said in an interview after a presentation on obesity at the Boston Children’s Museum. Touting NFL players who work with kids to promote healthy lifestyles, Galson added: “Santa is no different.” Santa’s waistline is...
  • Mrs. Fields bans Christmas from their products (AFA email)

    10/12/2007 8:04:11 AM PDT · by pillut48 · 133 replies · 4,326+ views
    American Family Association | 10-12-07
    Mrs. Fields has become the first company to ban Christmas from their products and promotion for this year. When Diane H. of Michigan called Mrs. Fields and asked to speak with a supervisor in customer service about why they banned Christmas, the supervisor told Diane that they do not offer anything with Merry Christmas because they don't want to offend anyone. Take a look at Mrs. Fields Holiday Gift Preview by clicking here. In the "search" bar, type in the word "Christmas." But don't expect to find any reference to Christmas. (If you do, it has been added since...