Over 30,000 people from 45 states to attend this year’s celebration. The White House today announced that over 30,000 people from 45 states and the District of Columbia will attend this year’s Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme ‘Let’s go play,’ encourages America’s youth to lead healthy and active lives.
Western media recently reported that at least 200 African immigrants died when their boat capsized as they were trying to make it to Lampedusa- Italy in their attempt to seek green pastures.The media did not tell us that another boat that was towed to safety was full of Palestinians, Indians and other non-African nationals!
In these tough economic times, it is being reported that diabetics are risking their lives by cutting back on doctor visits, insulin treatment, medicines and blood sugar testing. More and more, patients are ending up in emergency rooms, as doctors’ visits for regular appointment decline. Patients are turning to tax-subsidized or charity care.
President Barack Obama, following a briefing from the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and Sheila Bair, chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., said Friday that, there are glimmers of hope regarding recovery of the U.S. economy. Nonetheless, Obama said, “We’ve still got a lot of work to do”.