Archive for March, 2012

Is Sugar Toxic?

Saturday, March 31, 2012 9:00 2 Comments

Tomorrow, April 1st, 60 Minutes will air a segment with Dr. Robert Lustig, “Is Sugar Toxic?” While researchers within the ancestral health community differ on the “toxicity” of sugar, what I find even more compelling than the link between sugar and obesity (and all of the related health disorders) is the link between sugar and [...]

This was posted under category: Ancestral Health

From Functional to Layabout in a Few Not-So-Easy Steps

Friday, March 30, 2012 19:52 4 Comments

I’m officially in layabout status for a month. This was me in active status a few days ago (on the right side of the photo, next to the lead cyclist).   This is the most recent picture of me, taken in pre-op ten hours ago, prior to hip surgery. What a goof, wearing a Michelin [...]

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

White Supremacy in Detroit

Thursday, March 29, 2012 16:29 4 Comments

By now, everyone knows that the city of Detroit is financially insolvent. The state of Michigan has been on the city’s back door, for months, ready to take over the city’s finances in order to avert a bankruptcy.┬áRecently, a financial review team was sent in by governor Rick Snyder to perform a financial review to [...]

This was posted under category: Victimology State

Kid Left in Car? It’s a Crime.

Thursday, March 29, 2012 13:04 3 Comments

The American Sissy State has become obsessed with stories of parents leaving children in cars. Yes, there have been some horrifying incidents where awful parents have left young children, and even babies, in the car to bake or suffocate to death. These people, however, are the outliers, not the norm. Yet so few cases of [...]

This was posted under category: "For the Children"

Kids Arrested and Jailed After Cafeteria Food Fight

Thursday, March 29, 2012 12:42 10 Comments

This is a surreal story that I watched on my local news last night. A food fight in a downriver Detroit area public prison school cafeteria, in Monroe, led to the suspension and arrest of four kids, and criminal charges. Plus, the students face potential expulsion from the school (the best thing that can happen [...]

This was posted under category: Public School Prisons

Why I am Not a Libertarian

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 22:00 Comments Off

Many folks may or may not know that we writers field a lot of emails from readers on a daily basis. I don’t complain, for it is because of them that I spend less time keeping abreast of so much more stuff than I ever could on my own. Additionally, I have met so many [...]

This was posted under category: Readers

Obsessive Parents Ruin Easter Egg Hunt

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 19:43 4 Comments

I am always amused by the obsessive parent syndrome I witness on the part of friends, co-workers, and other folks I know. They are constantly preoccupied by their children, and they think everyone else wants to hear all about them all of the time. News: not. These poor children are bound by structure, events, organized [...]

This was posted under category: "For the Children"

Nassim Taleb Supports Ron Paul

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 21:54 No Comments

Taleb, who says he is not a libertarian, expresses his support for Ron Paul.

This was posted under category: Ron Paul

Do You Know What Your Child is Doing?

Sunday, March 25, 2012 21:58 4 Comments
This was posted under category: Eco-Agriculture

Croc Hell

Sunday, March 25, 2012 21:08 3 Comments

The Brit press loves to make fun of stupid Americans wearing stupid shoes. Here they go again on Crocs. The new shoe design? Still hideously childish.

This was posted under category: Boom-Bubble Phenomenon