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Children Regulated on Playgrounds

Saturday, September 26, 2015 7:23 No Comments

A Washington school bans the game of tag to ensure the “physical and emotional safety” of students. Folks in the media can’t seem to understand why “safety” is a consideration, yet the kids are being encouraged to play the school’s rough-and-tumble team sports. Of course, the ban doesn’t make a lick of sense, particularly in the context of what [...]

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Grilled Cheese No-Bubble?

Monday, February 16, 2015 21:59 No Comments

To quote the article: …with the goal of becoming the largest operator in the gourmet grilled cheese space. Surely we should have known there *was* such as thing as a “grilled cheese space”? That said, I am a big fan of food trucks – they are very successful at a Mom-and-Pop entrepreneurial level, serving urban [...]

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Vaccinations: Whose Science?

Sunday, February 15, 2015 7:35 7 Comments

This is one very sane and reasoned article from Dr. Donald Miller, a retired cardiac surgeon and professor of surgery on the Left Coast. Don is also a successful writer and public speaker who spent the latter part of his career battling the medicalocracy and it’s politicized junk science. He is a scientist as well [...]

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Altered Apples

Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:19 No Comments

With no process in place to review genetically modified foods, the FDA has declared these apples “that resist browning” to be “safe.” The USDA said it had determined the apples were “unlikely to pose a plant pest risk to agriculture” and they are “not likely to have a significant impact on the human environment”. Just [...]

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Libertarian Purity Quiz

Monday, February 9, 2015 23:01 No Comments

The real test comes when … can you make the distinction between school meals and prison meals? Test your acumen here. (Hint: one has lowfat or reduced-fat milk, and the other has lowfat or reduced-fat milk…)    

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Not Too Legendary to Fail

Monday, February 9, 2015 19:51 No Comments

First it was the Feds banning simple, everyday items from your carry-on luggage in fear of them being repurposed as weaponry. Then away went those wonderful, dry, smashed turkey sandwiches that graced your palate on moderate-length flights. Then there came the cutback in flights and the steep rise in prices, accompanied by mini-bags containing exactly [...]

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The Industrial-Depression Complex

Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:44 2 Comments

A recent Pharmaceutical Street Journal (WSJ) headline grabbed me when I read, “Can a Smartphone Tell if You’re Depressed?” The gist of the story is the usual: Yes, you’re depressed and don’t tell us you’re not because you just don’t realize it…and now we’re going to help you by tracking you with technology and mood-reading contrivances. [...]

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I Am Not Dead!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7:03 6 Comments

Funny, but I got lots of emails and comments asking if I am okay, etc. I am! A combination of my very busiest time of year (January and February) followed by a trip to Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, and France) has kept me tied up and away from things a bit. Normal activity due to start [...]

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Celebrity Makeovers?

Monday, January 6, 2014 7:40 No Comments

Bono is going free market and Woody Harrelson is an anarchist.

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I See Stuff That Other People Don’t See

Monday, September 2, 2013 10:38 2 Comments

Especially in the city of Detroit. These are all taken with a Samsung S3 cell phone. I continue to experiment with cell phone photography.                

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