Coke Fires Back at Mayor Bloomberg

In response to the effort of Mayor Bloomberg of New York City to ban the sale of sugary drinks over 16 ounces, the Coca-Cola Company issued the following statement: May 31, 2012 The people of New York City are much smarter than the New York City Health Department believes. We are transparent with our consumers. [Read More…]

Sorry, Sugar!

Sugar has been in the news recently, and it hasn’t been tasty. The big headline comes from New York City, where Mayor Bloomberg and his associates are seeking to ban the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. That’s right, no more Big Gulps in New York, if Bloomberg has his way. Here’s how [Read More…]

A Presbyterian Church Makes the New York Times and There’s No Scandal!

I was surprised and pleased to see that a Presbyterian Church made it into the New York Times today. No, there is no scandal. Nothing about declining membership or divisive church politics. None of that. The headline I read in the morning was “Millenials in Church – Up Close.” The online edition is called “A [Read More…]

You Don’t See These Everyday! Scenes from New York

My family and I recently spent a weekend in New York City, visiting my son, who is a student at NYU. During our trip, we saw a few unusual sights that I thought I’d share with you. You don’t see these everyday. In the center of this memorial, somebody put up a quotation in sticky [Read More…]