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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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Hungry Slaves, Bow to Your Masters

Saturday, June 15, 2013 20:34 2 Comments

This comment about Ed Snowden may seem harmless, except in the context of knowing that this is how most catatonic Americans think about the Snowden affair. Try not to wince at the woeful cliches rolled out by the amateur wordsmith. He is a coward, wisp, punk, traitor, gut spiller, unpatriotic, fool, stupid, backstabber, yellow belly, [...]

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Who Avoided What Cliff?

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 7:11 6 Comments

First, the legalized gangsters in the nation’s toilet raised the debt ceiling at the 11th hour so that the US government can borrow more and spend more, in spite of the looming budget carnage. Then they partied down into the wee hours of New Year’s Eve and agreed to further fleece our most productive people [...]

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