Julie Gunlock

Julie Gunlock is a mom and writer living in Virginia.

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The Latest FDA Overreach

Food prices have been steadily climbing for years. And now, thanks to the out-of-control Food and Drug Administration and the out-of-touch White House, Americans should prepare for even higher prices ...

Schools: The New Social-Welfare Centers

There are many reasons that our country’s public-school system fails so many American kids. Unions protect incompetent teachers (and even defend convicted child molesters), and our location-based schooling system prevents ...

Amanda Marcotte Almost Gets It Right

Amanda Marcotte gets a few things right in her Slate piece “Let’s Stop Idealizing the Home-Cooked Family Dinner.” Marcotte is right to call out food writers such as Michael Pollan and Mark ...

Eat Right and Save the Planet

Every five years, a committee of officials chosen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reviews the federal dietary guidelines. This committee, ...

Mommy Guilt: It’s an Industry

Recently, I forgot to send the registration form to the folks running a summer camp that I knew my oldest would love.  It’s now full so he’s out and I ...

Should I Get Paid to Feed My Kids?

I love Kristin Wartman, the New York Times writer who thinks that the government should pay me to feed my children. Heck, yeah! That’s my reaction to that idea. I mean, ...