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Commercially Drugged

I love when the World Cup comes around. It's a tournament that my family gets into. I love that it showcases so many nations and cultures. My mom was born and raised in Argentina and my dad in Paraguay so soccer has been ingrained in us from very young. We rooted for Argentina every World Cup since before I can remember. As I got older I would root for the USA as long as they were not playing against Argentina. This year is no different. There is a chance that Argentina will play the USA if both teams advance and it will be a bitter sweet ending no matter the result if the match should occur.

Needless to say, our television has been tuned in on the games from the start...which is a far cry from
the usual kids shows that are usually reeling. One thing I've noticed is the amount of pharmaceutical drug commercials that are played. There are SOOOOO many! It makes me so sad to watch these commercials and listen to the required "possible side effects" dialogue that seems …