Do they deserve a reprimand?
Have a look at the following two posts on the US Catholic Bishops Conference website.
President Obama issued a proclamation for Father’s Day, Friday, but
somewhere in the short statement he lost the plot.
If American children do not know that President Barack Obama is a hero,
bridge-builder and uniter of people it is not the fault of the
After all the brouhaha leading up to President Obama’s back to school
address to America’s students, he gave them a first-rate pep talk that
no-one in their right mind could disagree with. It was about taking
responsibility for one’s own path in life, discovering what they are
good at, setting goals and putting in the serious work to achieve them.
Many experts are concerned about the effects on children of their being
immersed in electronic media from a tender age. They worry largely
about the things they are not doing while watching TV or videos:
developing their vocabulary through talking to their parents; listening
to or reading books; going to the park for healthy exercise and social
activities. But two sociologists have come up with a novel reason for
fretting about kids’ exposure to media: the risk of seeing
heterosexuality as normal and desirable.