Barack Obama


The Obama girls are bored

Tamara Rajakariar | 03 December 2014
Do they deserve a reprimand?

What’s wrong with Obama’s birth control mandate in 12 concise points

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 February 2012
Have a look at the following two posts on the US Catholic Bishops Conference website.

Obama’s fatherhood confusion

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 June 2010
President Obama issued a proclamation for Father’s Day, Friday, but somewhere in the short statement he lost the plot.

Obamafiction for children

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 November 2009
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 publishing industry.

President Obama to kids: be responsible

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 September 2009
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.

Disney world ‘too heterosexual’ for children’s good

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 June 2009
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.
 

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