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The UN Has A Plan For What Americans Can — And Can’t — Watch On TV

BLAKE NEFF Contributor Fat kids are serious business. So serious, in fact, that the United Nations is urging countries to let its bureaucrats micromanage what foods are allowed to advertise on TV. The European branch of the World Health Organization (WHO), the health arm of the U.N., is trying to stop childhood obesity by urging countries to adopt an international blueprint that would ban almost all food advertisements targeted at children and place substantial regulatory influence in the hands of the UN. Advocates of advertising restrictions argue that children learn to identify brands early in childhood, and that those who see lots of junk food advertising ultimately eat more of it and wind up becoming obese in higher numbers. The WHO’s international bureaucrats believe that abolishing f...

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The UN Seeks Control Over What is Broadcast on American TV

Tby Steven Ahle The UN wants substantial regulatory control over what can be broadcast on your TV. Relax, they are doing it for the kids, right?  The UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to seek the oversight on what commercials for food aimed at kids can be aired. And after that they could cancel all cooking shows and Paula Deen would be taken off the air.  Oh, wait.  The liberals already got to her.  Rachael Ray then.  And TV shows would have to keep away from food. What about the replacement commercials?  An attractive couple on the beach and the woman seductively feeds him arugula.  What a gruesome mental image that was.  Or the father that takes his son out after he was the hero in his teams baseball games.  His father walks him in the door where his father orders him up a...

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