Archive for February, 2012

Not Your Modern Reality TV

Saturday, February 18, 2012 21:19 3 Comments

Do you think John Fairfax, “a flesh-and-blood character out of Graham Greene, with more than a dash of Hemingway and Ian Fleming shaken in,” flinched at life? At 9, he settled a dispute with a pistol. At 13, he lit out for the Amazon jungle. At 20, he attempted suicide-by-jaguar. Afterward he was apprenticed to [...]

This was posted under category: Free-Range Life

It’s Halftime America

Saturday, February 18, 2012 21:05 No Comments

When I first saw the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl commercial for Chrysler, I knew it was going to happen – the endless parody. You can spend an hour watching these hilarious send-ups on YouTube. Here is one of the better (clean) ones.

This was posted under category: Automobile Industry

Lady Obama Spreads Low-Fat Cheer Among the Troops

Saturday, February 18, 2012 21:03 6 Comments

While Lady Obama is busy sprinkling her political dust on the food front in the “war” against obesity, no troops are being left behind. The Washington Post and New York Times have reported on the story that food fascism has come to the military (although they don’t actually report it that way): Military bases will [...]

This was posted under category: Food Totalitarianism

Will Big Pharma Start Hacking Humans?

Friday, February 17, 2012 22:34 3 Comments

The Pill Establishment has run out of patience with people who are given prescription drugs and don’t do a good enough job of taking their pills as they are told. Last year, USA Today reported that: Americans may waste as much as $258 billion a year by not taking prescribed medications because the missed doses [...]

This was posted under category: Medical Tyranny

Functional Medicine vs the Conventional Approach

Friday, February 17, 2012 21:19 No Comments

Here’s with a nice summary, by Mark Hayman, MD, of functional medicine vs. the conventional medical approach. Institute for Functional Medicine Vice Chair Mark Hyman, MD explains the difference between conventional medicine and functional medicine, using the example from his own practice of a young girl with severe autoimmune disease. While the conventional medicine approach [...]

This was posted under category: Medical Establishment

The Good News and the Bad News Regarding My Injury

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 19:28 8 Comments

This is the story of an injury, and my 15-month journey to figure out, piece-by-piece, what in the hell I did to myself. I am writing this injury chronicle because I think some folks can relate, and also, they may find my story just a wee bit interesting. For the last fifteen months, I have endured [...]

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

Medical Establishment Firing Patients Who Refuse Big Pharma-Big Government Vaccines

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 18:00 4 Comments

This article in the Wall Street Journal is timely, especially considering that I recently published a piece on LewRockwell.com: “The Medical Establishment Fired Me For Rejecting Conventional Wisdom.” While I was fired by my primary care physician’s office for rejecting all of the conventional wisdom they tried so hard to force upon me, folks who [...]

This was posted under category: Health Tyranny

Another American Disorder

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 6:24 3 Comments

The latest soon-to-be disorder: habitual texting, or, sleep texting. People who can’t stop texting, even in their sleep. This is supposedly the consequence of a “busy life.” So now, obsessive, bored, do-nothing teenagers who text all day long are described as having “busy lives?” How about “bored lives?” Note the young girl in the video was [...]

This was posted under category: Boobus

The Lunch Nazis Are Coming! No, They’re Here.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:00 4 Comments

I really wish I was making this up. This is from the Carolina Journal Online: A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple [...]

This was posted under category: Food Totalitarianism

Criminals With Plastic Badges

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 21:21 4 Comments

 

This was posted under category: police state