Our high moral standards are reflected in the protection of horses by the recent Congressional legislation outlawing the killing of horses to provide horsemeat for human consumption. This European delicacy will no longer be exported from the
Horse meat was once sold in many major city butcher shops, including one in
None of us freaked out. We were amused and not grossed out by the experience. I thought the meat seemed a bit dark red, but it tasted good. I look back fondly at the experience as just another testimony that, in the words of my mother, my family is a little flakey.
Today the moral standards of our great nation were further displayed by the cowardice of the United States Senate in its passage of legislation that will allow the President of the
The country of Good Samaritans will not just pass by the man in the road, we will be willing accomplices in his suffering.
We have confronted the specter of terror -- and the terrorists have won.