The goal is simple. Every young person who graduates high school should be able to pass the U.S. Marines Corps fitness test. Set the brass ring that high. Anything less than the Devil Dogs fitness test is goofing around and endorsing the tragic status quo of dangerously unhealthy American kids. Unforgivable.
All of this requires effort, commitment, sacrifice and hard work.
Nothing worthwhile is ever easy or cheap. But we must do it. While America faces a number of economic and international challenges, I firmly believe there is no challenge greater than to improve the health of our young people. The blubberization of America must be reversed immediately.
First lady Mrs. Obama deserves our praise and admiration for bringing this critical issue to the national stage. I am just a guitar player, but I worked up another serious sweat last night when I dragged my dead bear out of the Canadian wilderness. I suppose not everybody can perform such perfect hands-on physics of spirituality, but I am convinced we can dramatically reverse childhood obesity within the year.
Ted Nugent is an unstoppable American rock ‘n’ roll, sporting and political activist icon. He is author of “Ted, White & Blue: The Nugent Manifesto” and “God, Guns and Rock ‘N’ Roll” (Regnery Publishing).
Ted Nugent is an American rock ‘n’ roll, sporting and political activist icon. He is the author of “Ted, White, and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto” and “God, Guns & Rock ‘N’ Roll” (Regnery Publishing).
By John Solomon
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