Archive for December 25th, 2013

Nearly A Century Ago On Christmas, Soldiers Refused Orders To Fight Each Other In WW1
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Nearly A Century Ago On Christmas, Soldiers Refused Orders To Fight Each Other In WW1

The Christmas cease-fire proposed by Pope Benedict XV was rejected by leaders on all sides of the First World War. Military commanders and politicians alike agreed that such a truce was simply “impossible.” Nevertheless, Captain Sir Edward Hulse of the Scots Guards, recorded the approach of four unarmed Germans at 08:30 as the beginning of the Christmas 1914 […]

McDonald’s Tells Employees To Avoid Fast Food
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McDonald’s Tells Employees To Avoid Fast Food

At their annual shareholders meeting, late last May, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson adamantly stated that the fast food chain sells good, wholesome food. “We don’t sell junk food,” he insisted. But the corporation has been in trouble ever since it’s controversial “pink slime” was officially abandoned, and then determined to still be in use by the fast food […]