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  • What does America have for breakfast?

    08/15/2014 8:28:33 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 87 replies
    BBC News ^ | 15th August 2014 | Debbie Siegelbaum
    'Imagine an American breakfast and what comes to mind? Ham and eggs, with hash browns? Pancakes with maple syrup and bacon? The reality tends to be simpler. Cereal and fruit juice have been breakfast staples for generations - though that now seems to be changing.'
  • Breakfast Burrito Byway (NM Mornings Can Be Chile)

    06/16/2014 3:27:48 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 23 replies
    New Mexico True ^ | June 16, 2014 | NM Tourism Department
    In New Mexico almost no food, no meal is without the influence of the famous chile pepper. So it should be no surprise that New Mexico claims the invention of the Breakfast Burrito. It is the wrapped wonder that brings spice to the morning. It is now a staple on menus across the Southwest, and showing up frequently on menus nationwide. Even fast food chains now offer versions. Now, to celebrate this success and its New Mexico heritage, we have created the New Mexico True Breakfast Burrito Byway.
  • The breakfast wars

    06/07/2014 2:29:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    QSRWeb.com ^ | June 6, 2014 | Ed Zimmerman
    Up and down the foodservice spectrum, breakfast is heating up. Here are some recent developments: •Taco Bell introduced a breakfast menu trading on ubiquitous locations and a massive promo of the Waffle Taco. The Bell blitzed social media and took direct aim at rival McDonald’s, including an ad campaign making fun of Ronald the clown. •McDonald’s countered with an offer for free morning cup of McCafe and started promoting its McGriddle pancake wrapped breakfast sandwich. •Not to be forgotten, runner up, Burger King took a different approach, and announced it would serve burgers as well as breakfast fare each morning....
  • Burger King Japan Serves Hot Dogs For Breakfast And Nothing Makes Sense

    05/01/2014 12:21:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    Consumerist ^ | May 1, 2014 | Laura Northrup
    We don’t believe that American fast food breakfasts like sausage patties, lukewarm pancakes, and waffle tacos should be the standard everywhere in the world. No, we wouldn’t even force all outposts of American fast food joints operating in other countries to conform to American breakfast ideals. Yet we’re still mystified at the latest offering from Burger King in Japan: the Morning Burger and BK Hot Dog Classic. For breakfast. See? We wouldn’t make that up. Brand Eating highlighted this oddity along with some other new items, like a Spam & Cheese Burger. Wait, even that would make more sense as...
  • Scramble Eggs Like This, Change The Way You View the Morning

    04/16/2014 5:54:51 PM PDT · by kingattax · 65 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4-9-14 | ADAM RAPOPORT
    Eggs and butter. That’s all you need for truly amazing scrambled eggs. Unfortunately, eggs and butter are also the key ingredients in really bad scrambled eggs, the rubbery, flavorless kind you find too often in diners and restaurants. The fact is, your eggs will always live and die by how they’re handled on the stovetop. Cook them too long and you extract the moisture and, with it, the flavor. But if you cook them gently and slowly, over low heat, you’ll have the best eggs you’ve ever tasted. Crack them directly into the pan and, instead of scrambling them, slowly...
  • Brennan's Inc., former owner of the landmark restaurant, is bankrupt

    12/08/2013 6:40:52 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 38 replies
    NOLA.com ^ | 12/5/13 | Doug MacCash
    Brennan’s Inc., the family-owned company that formerly operated the landmark French Quarter restaurant at 417-425 Royal St., was forced into bankruptcy Thursday, (Dec. 5) in United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, according to Todd Slack, an attorney for Ted Brennan and his daughter Bridget Brennan Tyrrell.
  • Cereal maker Kellogg to cut jobs as breakfast sales slide

    11/04/2013 12:33:05 PM PST · by John W · 93 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | November 4, 2013 | Reuters
    Tony the Tiger is not doing so grrrrreat... Kellogg Co, the world's largest maker of breakfast cereals, says it will cut about 7 percent of its workforce and slash capacity by 2017, after reporting another quarterly decline in sales in its cereals business. The company's cereals business has been battling stiff competition from General Mills and private-label cereal brands. Increasing popularity of yoghurt, frozen egg sandwiches and other breakfast items has also hit the business. Sales at Kellogg's U.S. morning foods business, which includes cereals such as All-Bran, Coco Pops and Froot Loops, fell 2.2 percent in the third quarter....
  • Teachers Unions against school lunches

    05/01/2013 3:09:24 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 5 replies
    WABC Radio ^ | May 1, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    LA teachers oppose feeding 200,000 students Breakfast in classroom. Teachers Union vs SCIU Rush Morning update
  • Obama's prayer breakfast critic considers a run for office (Ben Carson)

    03/17/2013 5:19:47 AM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/16/13 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon who drew conservative attention following his controversial National Prayer Breakfast speech, said on Saturday that he's retiring from medicine and suggested he could enter politics. In a question-and-answer session following his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Carson announced that he is retiring from medicine because he wants "to quit while I'm at the top of my game, and there are so many more things that could be done." Asked whether he planned to run for office, he demurred, saying he wants to focus on education — but at one point added, "but who...
  • Dr. Carson: White House Repeatedly Asked for Advanced Copies of Speech Before Prayer Breakfast

    02/27/2013 11:34:35 AM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    fox ^ | 2/27/13 | Molly K. Hooper, The Hill
    <p>The White House repeatedly asked Ben Carson for his speech before the rising Republican star criticized President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month.</p> <p>Carson, a prominent neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University, declined to do so, noting that he doesn’t put his speeches down on paper beforehand.</p>
  • JONATHAN CAHN ADDRESSES THE PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL BREAKFAST

    01/25/2013 1:02:16 PM PST · by Wisconsinlady · 25 replies
    Jonathan Cahn, author of ‘The Harbinger’ and pastor/rabbi of Beth Israel Messianic Congregation of Wayne, NJ, gives the key note address at the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC. 01/21/13
  • Soldiers In Afghanistan React To Change In Breakfast Service

    01/17/2013 4:04:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    KPBS ^ | 1/15/13 | Beth Ford Roth
    Soldiers in Afghanistan have been filling us in on what it means to no longer get a hot breakfast each morning - and it has a lot more to do with morale than hunger. The comments are in response to a story that appeared in Home Post last week about the Pentagon's dismissal of a viral email that claimed all troops in Afghanistan weren't getting breakfast. According to the American Forces Press Service: The Internet myth’s genesis came from a few forward operating bases in eastern Afghanistan’s Paktika province that are closing or being turned over to Afghan security forces....
  • Ban high-sugar cereals to tackle child obesity, says Andy Burnham (UK shadow health secretary)

    01/05/2013 3:45:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Manchester Guardian ^ | Saturday 5 January 2013 05.17 EST | Conal Urquhart
    The government should ban high-sugar cereals such as Coco Pops and other foods that are contributing to an obesity epidemic among British children, the shadow health secretary has urged. Regulations limiting the amount of sugar, salt and fat in processed foods should be considered if the food industry does not take action itself, according to Labour’s Andy Burnham, who has begun a consultation on how to tackle obesity. Burnham highlighted the case of breakfast cereals, saying many aimed at children are more than one-third sugar by weight. …
  • Senator Hoeven Convinces Feds To Withdraw Calorie Limits From School Lunches

    12/09/2012 4:48:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    SayAnythingBlog.com ^ | December 8, 2012 | Rob Port
    I’m pretty critical of Senator John Hoeven at times, but he deserves credit for going to bat against federal overreach on school lunches. New federal guidelines that, among others things, limited calories in school lunches rankled parents and school administrators across the nation. It was a one-size-fits-all policy for a nation full of students who have very different nutritional needs.Now, thanks to the work of Senator Hoeven (who teamed up with Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor), the calorie restriction is no more, though just for the 2012-2013 school year. So it’s a temporary reprieve, for now. From a press release sent...
  • Jill Kelley outraged other military liaisons with her flirty ways [Her fee was $80 million] $80MIL

    11/14/2012 7:16:32 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 119 replies
    Tampa Bay ^ | 11/14/12
    Adam Victor, president of TransGas Development in New York, was in town to network and find business opportunities. Someone introduced him to Kelley, and the two spoke in a VIP section of the convention hall. Victor said Kelley described herself as a close friend to Petraeus, which impressed him. In fact, he said, Kelley told him she might help him with a coal gasification project in South Korea. She said she could gain him access to the highest levels of the South Korean government, Victor said. Kelley told him she was an honorary consul for South Korea, and Victor said...
  • Can Technology Save Breakfast?

    06/21/2012 2:13:45 PM PDT · by neverdem · 14 replies
    Smithsonian magazine ^ | June 2012 | Corby Kummer
    Cereal companies, maligned for overprocessing, are now using the same techniques to put some nature back in the bowl What do foodies want? ItÂ’s not hard to answer, at least not for right-minded ones: locally raised food grown organically, completely unprocessed, delivered by hand or mule-driven cart. As the author of one of the first books about the slow food movement, I certainly want that kind of food to be both affordable and widely available. But thatÂ’s not what most of the industrialized world can get. I break from my soul mates in believing in the power of evolving technology...
  • Chocolate cake breakfast could help you lose weight

    02/13/2012 12:27:19 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 2:10PM GMT 08 Feb 2012
    Eating chocolate cake as part of a full breakfast can help you lose weight, say scientists. It sounds too good to be true, but new research says having dessert—along with the traditional fry-up—burns off the pounds. Morning is the best time to consume sweets, because that's when the body's metabolism is most active—and we have the rest of the day to work off the calories, a new study shows. Eating cookies or chocolate as part of a breakfast that includes proteins and carbs also helps stem the craving for sweets later. Researchers split 193 clinically obese, non-diabetic adults into two...
  • For Students Facing Long School Day, Supper Is Being Served

    01/13/2012 11:04:46 AM PST · by Blue Turtle · 22 replies
    A free meal at school for breakfast, lunch — and dinner? About 450 city students have been eating supper in school cafeterias as part of a government-funded meal program that may expand in Hartford and also to other Connecticut school systems this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture gives schools about $2.99 per dinner to serve students in after-school activities that involve academics.
  • Burglar Caught While Making Breakfast

    09/21/2011 10:47:40 PM PDT · by Immerito · 16 replies
    CBS Local (St Louis) ^ | September 21, 2011 | Unknown
    Police in the St. Louis suburb of University City say a suspect in a string of burglaries was caught after a homeowner reported finding him frying bacon in her kitchen.
  • No Breakfast For Kids Wearing ‘Wrong’ Shoes At Grade School

    05/10/2011 8:29:08 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 148 replies
    CBS ^ | May 9, 2011 4:56 PM | CBS 2 Dorothy Tucker
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Public Schools is apologizing to a Chicago mother and her two young sons, ages 5 and 6, after they were denied breakfast because they came to schools wearing the wrong kind of shoes. The Nicholson brothers only grab a quick snack before heading to class because they qualify for a full free breakfast at Adam Powell Grade School. It’s something they look forward to every day, and it hurt when they were recently turned away. They were wearing black athletic shoes. The boys told their mom that the assistant principal, Angela Peagler wouldn’t let them eat...
  • Pope John Paul II's Pro-Life Witness Celebrated at Catholic Breakfast

    05/05/2011 10:13:36 AM PDT · by julieee · 1 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | May 5, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Pope John Paul II's Pro-Life Witness Celebrated at Catholic Breakfast Last week, hundreds of people gathered in Washington, DC for the 7th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast. Participants joined together for prayer, fellowship, and a program. Reflecting the theme of this year’s breakfast, “Celebrating the Beatification of Pope John Paul II,” four speakers paid tribute to the late pontiff. Their remarks offer both encouragement and warning for pro-life Americans. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/05/pope-john-paul-iis-pro-life-witness-celebrated-at-catholic-breakfast/
  • Obama Easter Breakfast Has Religious Leaders Who Enabled Abortion

    04/19/2011 8:20:26 AM PDT · by julieee · 7 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 19, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Obama Easter Breakfast Has Religious Leaders Who Enabled Abortion Washington, DC -- President Barack Obama hosted a collection of "religious leaders" at the White House this morning for an Easter prayer breakfast. The event would have been a respected Christian one had it not been for the abortion enablers in attendance. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/04/19/obama-easter-breakfast-has-religious-leaders-who-enabled-abortion/
  • What's for breakfast?

    11/13/2010 2:47:18 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 170 replies
    "I am in weekday breakfast rut! I need something I can either easily carry or eat/prep quickly. I swear I've had every combination of Publix/Other brand bagels + various cream cheese spreads....gone through tons of cereals, oatmeals, frozen foods. Did the hot pocket thing and/or jimmy dean breakfast d'lite frozen sandwich things for a while. I'm not against precooking things either! I've hardboiled eggs the night before and peeled them, or cooked noodles or mashed potatoes and just warmed a small portion in the morning. But I'm tired of all of the above. What do you eat for breakfast?"
  • Franken: On Nov. 3, breakfast should 'taste like victory'

    10/29/2010 11:41:41 AM PDT · by Nachum · 55 replies
    The Hill [Washington, DC], ^ | 10/29/10 | Elise Viebeck
    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) penned a fundraising letter for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) on Friday asking voters to consider the morning after the election. In one scenario, Franken wrote, it's "8 a.m. You stumble out of bed. Make some oatmeal. Turn on the TV to find out what happened in that Senate race, the one that was too close to call all night. But you gave $5 to the DSCC … And, lo and behold, your favorite Democrat ... pulled it out by a few votes. Oatmeal never tasted so sweet."
  • St. Paul schools expands takeout breakfast program

    09/07/2010 2:43:27 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 16 replies
    wkbt ^ | 8-30-10 | ap
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - When St. Paul students return to school Sept. 7, they'll find another dozen schools offering the district's unusual breakfast-to-go program. It's called Breakfast 2 Go, or B2G, a national nutrition program that distributes takeout breakfasts that students can eat in classrooms. The St. Paul district is 1 of the first in the state to offer it. In addition to B2G, the school has earned accolades for its ethnically diverse menu and emphasis on serving locally grown foods. The 12 new schools offering free breakfast...
  • What Liberals Eat For Breakfast

    06/22/2010 7:33:39 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 9 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-22-2010 | Jared H. McAndersen
    There is: Regular Fruity Chocolate Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Burst Multi Grain Banana Nut Honey Nut and now... Directions: Just add Kool-Aid. Click the image to see a larger version. Some have told me I should have gone with Fruit Loops instead, but I'm talking about liberals in general, not Barney Frank specifically. The Looking Spoon is a conservative humor/satire/art/commentary blog, visit www.thelookingspoon.com to see more posts and art
  • Breakfast with Nancy: One Hour. Five Grand.

    06/12/2010 10:07:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies · 684+ views
    pajamasmedia ^ | 6/12/10 | Richard Polloc
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is inviting medical high rollers to join her at the swanky new W Hotel in downtown Washington. The price of this one-hour soiree? As much as $5000. Hoping to capitalize on the passage of the health care bill — and the massive government expenditures it dictates, estimated to be at least $1 trillion — Speaker Pelosi’s staff is inviting (pdf) “the health care community” to join her in the Studio Room of the W Hotel in what Carmela Clendening (also listed on the invitation) said is an annual rite. She told Pajamas Media that this specific...
  • Cheerios is a drug, the FDA says

    05/30/2009 5:18:33 AM PDT · by FromLori · 84 replies · 2,559+ views
    Based on the long-time claim by General Mills that its Cheerios cereal can lower cholesterol by 4 percent in just six weeks — when part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, of course — the Food and Drug Administration has admonished the giant breakfast cereal producer and said those claims mean the little round “o’s” of oats are to be considered a drug. Simply by indicating the cereal is intended for use as a cholesterol-lowering product, it now falls under the FDA regulations regarding drugs, and because it’s a “new” drug by definition — never mind that...
  • Obama Bares His Soul for Easter Event

    04/06/2010 7:41:39 PM PDT · by NoCmpromiz · 179 replies · 1,558+ views
    Beliefnet ^ | April 6, 2010 | DANIEL BURKE
    President Obama bared his soul before a cross section of Christian leaders at a White House Easter breakfast on Tuesday (April 6), where he spoke publicly of his faith in redemption through Jesus in his most personal terms since becoming president. "We are awed by the grace he showed even to those who would have killed him," Obama said, pausing occasionally to glance at written notes. "We are thankful for the sacrifice he gave for the sins of humanity. And we glory in the promise of redemption in the resurrection." Obama said the Easter breakfast, along with a recent Passover...
  • Obama's prayer: 'Don't question my citizenship'

    02/04/2010 9:54:23 AM PST · by truthandlife · 78 replies · 1,895+ views
    President Obama today at the National Prayer Breakfast raised the issue of his own eligibility for office – saying that people shouldn't be questioning his "citizenship." Talking about the issue of "civility," he said, "Now, I am the first to confess I am not always right. Michelle will testify to that. But surely you can question my policies without questioning my faith, or, for that matter, my citizenship." Obama continues, "Challenging each other's ideas can renew our democracy. But when we challenge each other's motives, it becomes harder to see what we hold in common. We forget that we share...
  • Tebow to Contrast Pro-Abortion Obama at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/03/2010 8:40:57 AM PST · by julieee · 2 replies · 362+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | February 3, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Tebow to Contrast Pro-Abortion Obama at National Prayer Breakfast Washington, DC -- Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who is garnering national attention for appearing in a pro-life television commercial to air during the Super Bowl, will attend the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday. His appearance will contrast that of pro-abortion President Barack Obama. http://www.lifenews.com/nat5957.html
  • McDonald's to Offer $1 Breakfasts

    12/10/2009 7:19:09 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 105 replies · 2,756+ views
    <p>McDonald's Corp. will start offering breakfast for a buck with the launch of a national dollar menu in January.</p> <p>The breakfast dollar menu will be backed with advertising across the U.S., and will feature five items: two sausage sandwiches, a sausage burrito, a 12-ounce coffee and a hash brown. The menu may feature some variations based on markets.</p>
  • Parton offers overnight stay at private home for auction

    08/01/2009 5:22:59 AM PDT · by don-o · 26 replies · 1,133+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | August 1, 2009 | Wayne Bledsoe
    Ever imagined waking up to Dolly Parton fixing your breakfast? One Parton fan will get the chance to attend a barbecue at Parton's home, tour Parton's private residence, spend the night in Parton's guest cottage, and wake up to a meal prepared and served by Parton herself. The evening at Parton's digs will be one of the items up for auction at the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation's annual Evening of Elegance fundraiser, which will be held 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Mills Auditorium in Gatlinburg. The event will include both a silent and live auction, with the Parton...
  • Prepared National Day of Prayer Remarks

    02/05/2009 8:29:39 AM PST · by anniegetyourgun · 32 replies · 834+ views
    The Oval Office ^ | 1/5/09 | WhiteHouse
    http://i.usatoday.net/news/TheOval/Obama-prayer-breakfast-2-5-2009.pdf Read the lies, half-truths, and dripping hypocrisy.
  • 6-year-old takes family car after missing bus

    01/07/2009 5:52:34 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 25 replies · 549+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/6/09 | AP writer
    WICOMICO CHURCH, Va. – A 6-year-old Virginia boy who missed his bus tried to drive to school in his family's sedan — and crashed. His parents were charged with child endangerment. State police said the boy suffered only minor injuries and authorities drove him to school after he was evaluated at a local hospital for a bump on his head. He arrived shortly after lunch, Sgt. Tom Cunningham said.
  • No-breakfast teens have sex earlier

    12/26/2008 9:29:10 AM PST · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 48 replies · 1,424+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 26 Dec., 2008 | The Times of India
    TOKYO: There are many theories on the links between food and sex, but Japanese researchers have came up with a new finding — young people who skip breakfast tend to lose their virginity earlier. In a study of 3,000 people, those who did not regularly eat breakfast when in their early teens said they lost their virginity at an average age of 17.5, versus an overall average of age 19 for all Japanese. For those who had a morning meal when they were younger, the average age of having the first sexual experience was 19.4. The study, backed by Japan's...
  • Watchdog Group: Tony the Tiger, Quick Bunny Making Kids Fat

    10/02/2008 7:51:03 AM PDT · by batter · 11 replies · 416+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 2 October 2008 | SkyNews
    Tony the Tiger, and Snap, Crackle and Pop have been branded "cartoon villains" by a U.K. consumer watchdog called Which? for failing to promote healthy eating in children. Other well-loved characters under fire include Coco the Coco Pops monkey and Quicky the Nesquik Bunny.
  • Schwarzenegger To Skip (47th Annual) Prayer Breakfast For McCain Energy Event

    06/23/2008 9:35:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 207+ views
    The governor's office said Schwarzenegger would skip a planned address to the 47th annual Capital Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday. Instead, he will appear with Republican presidential hopeful John McCain at an environmentally-themed campaign event in Santa Barbara. Organizers believe it is the first time a sitting governor has declined to address the annual gathering, although there is no official record. State Assemblyman Rick Keene has organized the breakfast for the past three years. A spokesman for the Chico Republican, Evan Oneto, said Keene was saddened when he learned the governor would be a no-show. Schwarzenegger spokesman Aaron McLear said the...
  • Spoonful of Sugar Makes the Nutrients Go Down?

    06/27/2007 12:28:52 PM PDT · by ZGuy · 32 replies · 671+ views
    ABC News ^ | 6/27/07 | KEITH-THOMAS AYOOB
    Sugar in Cereals May Not Be Such a Bad Thing After All There has been lots of hoopla lately about the sugar in breakfast cereals. Kellogg recently announced that it would put an upper limit on sugar for cereals and all the foods it markets to children. General Mills announced some time ago that at least half the grain in all its cereals would be whole grain. Breakfast cereal is also an object of heavy scrutiny by all manner of health experts and consumer watchdogs, and that's a good thing. Kids eat lots of breakfast cereal. They also drink lots...
  • President Bush Attends National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

    04/13/2007 9:25:25 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 35 replies · 876+ views
    White House ^ | 4-13-07
    Washington Hilton Hotel Washington, D.C. RSS Feed White House News 8:43 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all; please be seated. Good morning. Thank you. It's good to be with you. You know how to make a Methodist feel right at home. (Laughter.) I noticed that this year's breakfast was the Friday after Lent -- (laughter) -- you can eat your bacon in good conscience. (Laughter.) And the priests can relax. (Laughter.) "A prayerful nation is a strong nation," said President Bush. "A prayerful nation is a nation, the true strength of which lies in the hearts of the men...
  • Join President Bush for the 4th-Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC

    03/29/2007 8:20:00 PM PDT · by Coleus · 7 replies · 1,168+ views
    The 4th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast April 12-14, 2007  Washington, D.C. The Most Reverend Donald W. Wuerl, S.T.D. Archdiocese of Washington 4th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Keynote Address "Christianity and Our National Identity" Make plans now to attend the 4th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.Online Ticket Sales for the 4th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Are Now Available!  CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONSIMPORTANT INFORMATION: We will not be distributing tickets for the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast this year. All table assignments will be communicated by email - or by fax if email is not available.IF YOU HAVE...
  • BREAKFAST WITH THE PRESIDENT

    02/02/2007 10:59:00 AM PST · by Squidpup · 4 replies · 443+ views
    www.joelrosenberg.com/ ^ | February 2, 2007 | Joel C. Rosenberg
    "For one brief shining moment yesterday, bitter partisanship was replaced by prayer, and it couldn't have been more refreshing. Lynn and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the 55th Annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton, along with 4,000 business and political leaders, diplomats, military officials and journalists representing all 50 states and 160 different countries." ... "The highlight of the morning, however, was the keynote address by Dr. Francis S. Collins, the director of the Human Genome Project and thus arguably the most important doctor and scientist on the planet today. He and his colleagues have mapped...
  • School meal is poor substitute for home-cooked involvement

    01/11/2007 12:57:52 PM PST · by goodnesswins · 93 replies · 1,218+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 1/11/07 | Bruce Ramsey
    The social-service industry thinks otherwise. One of its principal lobbies, the Children's Alliance, paid a visit to The Seattle Times the other day to promote its proposals for the Legislature — a Legislature likely to be favorable. One of the group's proposals was that the state should pay for a free lunch to kids from families in the $26,000-to-$37,000 income bracket for a family of four. These kids have been offered a lunch that is reduced in price but not free.
  • Movie features gay Leaf (gay-themed, Christmas comedy features 11 year old 'budding queen')

    11/24/2006 2:32:49 PM PST · by GMMAC · 69 replies · 2,480+ views
    Toronto red Star ^ | Nov. 24, 2006 | Randy Starkman
    Movie features gay Leaf NHL, Leafs give flick full support Due out in theatres next December Toronto red Star Nov. 24, 2006. 08:23 AM RANDY STARKMAN SPORTS REPORTER The appearance of the first gay Toronto Maple Leaf will be groundbreaking, even if it is only in celluloid. Actor Tom Cavanaugh plays a gay ex-Leaf in a comedy film Breakfast With Scot currently being shot in the GTA and Hamilton. He's one-half of a homosexual couple — his partner is the team lawyer — whose lives are turned upside down after becoming guardians of Scot, "a budding queen of an...
  • Get your Tickets Now to the Eagle Forum of Sacramento's Constitution Day Breakfast

    08/31/2006 5:27:39 PM PDT · by Craig DeLuz · 1 replies · 181+ views
    This is a message from Angela Azevedo, Legislative Director for Eagle Forum of California: What is wrong with Californians? I'll tell you, we've become complacent ... we've forgotten that our Founding Fathers created the greatest legal document ... our U.S. Constitution. Yet our constitutional rights are being trampled every day by a group of legislators who care more about wearing Hugo Chavez lapel pins (Jackie Goldberg) than preserving our American heritage and fundamental rights. Every American and person of faith should be outraged that Schwarzenegger signed into law SB1441 which will cause any business, Judeo-Christian private schools and universities,...
  • Rejected Pop-Tart flavors

    08/03/2006 6:08:24 PM PDT · by SeanGleeson · 19 replies · 2,447+ views
    Sean Gleeson ^ | August 2, 2006 | Sean Gleeson
    If you spend any time in the cereal aisle, I don't have to tell you that the folks who make Pop-Tarts are always coming up with crazy new combinations of flavors. But you may not realize that for every new variety of toaster pastry that makes it to the greengrocer's shelves, there are dozens of experimental flavors that don't make the cut. Here are some concepts that were rejected, for one reason or another. THERE ARE MORE! Please see More rejected Pop-Tart flavors.
  • Join President Bush for the 3rd Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC!

    01/27/2006 7:46:52 PM PST · by Coleus · 8 replies · 666+ views
    We are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast!I would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast (NCPB) in Washington, DC. The Mass is scheduled for Thursday evening, April 6, 2006 at St. Matthews Cathedral at 6:30 pm followed by a cocktail reception at the Army/Navy Club. The Breakfast will be Friday morning April 7 at 7:00 am, at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, DC.Last year we were blessed with a tremendous success, with over 700 people attending Mass, and over 1,600 people in attendance for the breakfast itself where we...
  • The oil in your oatmeal A lot of fossil fuel goes into our breakfast

    03/26/2006 9:37:59 AM PST · by Nachum · 80 replies · 1,778+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | Sunday, March 26, 2006 | Chad Heeter
    Please join me for breakfast. It's time to fuel up again. On the table in my small Berkeley apartment this morning is a healthy-looking little meal -- a bowl of imported McCann's Irish oatmeal topped with Cascadian Farms organic frozen raspberries, and a cup of Peet's Fair Trade Blend coffee. Like most of us, I prepare my breakfast at home, and the ingredients for this one probably cost me about $1.25. (If I went to a cafe in downtown Berkeley, I'd probably have to add $6 more, plus tip, for the same.) My breakfast fuels me up with about 400...
  • Breakfast is served for students (An APPEAL for breakfast eaters in school district)

    12/13/2005 6:59:51 PM PST · by goodnesswins · 43 replies · 582+ views
    Auburn Reporter ^ | 12/13/05 | Mike Archbold
    BREAKFAST IS SERVED FOR STUDENTS Only a fraction of middle-schoolers in Auburn take part Only about 10 percent of the students in the Auburn School District's four middle schools take advantage of the breakfast available at the schools each morning. Nutrition supervisor Eric Boutin said the district wants to find out why and increase participation in the breakfast club. If they aren't eating at home, he said, it is probable that they aren't eating at all in the morning. And that's not good. Well-documented link The link between nurition and doing well in school is well-documented, he said. At Olympic...
  • Free school breakfast menu to offer coffee (Brazil)

    11/21/2005 10:12:30 AM PST · by CheneyChick · 31 replies · 626+ views
    Reuters ^ | 21NOV2005 | Peter Blackburn
    Brazil's coffee industry has brewed up a plan to serve up to 1 million schoolchildren a free breakfast -- complete with a cup of java. Brazil's Coffee Industry Association (Abic) is seeking the support of 50 roasters to launch a pilot "Adopt-a-School" program to feed breakfast to 1 million Brazilian school children aged 6 to 18. Under the plan, a coffee roaster would adopt a school of at least 500 children and provide them with a free breakfast of coffee, milk and bread. The annual cost of the program for each school is estimated at 33,500 reais ($15,000). "Kids have...