NewsBytes Dec. 16 - Family
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Compiled by Steve Jalsevac
Note: The Kings Firecrackers performance is not specifically a family story, but the videos of a few of their notable performances are amazing family entertainment!
Kings Firecracker Performance
US Naval Academy Performance Kings Firecracker (Not the same as the one above)
Family television? Better think again - WorldNetDaily
Obscenities in primetime skyrocket, 276 ‘f-words’ found in only 2 weeks
Pro-family leader laments marriage crisis in Spain - CNA
The president of the Institute for Family Policy, Eduardo Hertfelder, has expressed disappointment in the state of marriage in Spain. The pro-family leader pointed out that so far in 2010, already more than 67,000 marriages have ended in separation and the number of marriages overall has declined.
Four in 10 say marriage is becoming obsolete - Yahoo News
As families gather for Thanksgiving this year, nearly one in three American children is living with a parent who is divorced, separated or never-married. More people are accepting the view that wedding bells aren’t needed to have a family. About 29 percent of children under 18 now live with a parent or parents who are unwed or no longer married, a fivefold increase from 1960, according to the Pew report being released Thursday.
Economies rise and fall with the family - Mercator
Governments cannot afford to keep treating family values as an optional extra, says a government minister. By disfiguring and devaluing family values, governments around the world are crippling their economies and reducing precious budget revenues, argues Lithuanian Economy Minister Dainius Kreivys.
When marriage disappears - Mercator
When the social heartland retreats from marriage, what future is there for any commitment?
It’s a delicious irony - American Thinker
Radical feminists’ dreams came true recently with the creation of U.N. Women, a new über-agency that will agitate globally for their pet projects using unrestricted funding from governments.
Yet in an unexpected twist, a Republican congresswoman will soon be in charge of the House Foreign Affairs committees that oversee U.S. involvement at the U.N. And this lady plans to tighten the purse strings.
Fighting Bullying With Babies - NY Times
Amazon selling several child molestation books - WorldNetDaily
One controversial title withdrawn, seven more remain on the shelves