Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Obama Cracks Jokes About Cholesterol Level And Personal Health – Is He Out of Touch?

March 2, 2010 by  
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I almost had a heart attack today (no pun intended) when I read that President Obama was joking about his cholesterol.  “I don’t want any lectures about my cholesterol,” he said, according to the pool report. If President Obama needs inspiration to cut his cholesterol and push away that fried chicken the next time he [...]

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Special Olympics and Disability Advocate Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies

August 11, 2009 by  
Filed under Rare Disease

A big thank you to Eunice Kennedy Shriver for leaving millions of people and families dealing with disabilities of all types a lasting legacy. Maybe President Obama will make a nice comment about Mrs. Shriver today and all she did for the Special Olympics considering his horrible Jay Leno joke a few months back. Washington [...]

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President Obama, Please Meet Addi and Cassi To Understand Why Your Jay Leno Joke Is No Laughing Matter

March 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Opinion, Rare Disease

President Obama’s Special Olympics joke on Jay Leno may not seem like a big deal to some Americans but for others the gaffe is disappointing. Our twins, Addi and Cassi, are afflicted with a rare and fatal cholesterol disease called Niemann Pick Type C and they are considered “special needs.” We have all made mistakes with words [...]

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