Are We an Over-medicated Society?

I’ve always been concerned about the prevalent use of pharmaceuticals to treat every malady that we face.   When my sons were young, they frequently had inner ear infections where the usual treatment was a dosage of strawberry-flavored Amoxicillin (I used to suggest

Politics Ain’t No Fun

I received a note from John Tavardian about Peggy Noonan’s editorial in a recent issue of Wall Street Journal. John observes: “She takes both Democrats and Republicans to task for their inter-party civil wars. What I found most interesting, through,

Self Reliance

Traditional Version:   The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

Another Retarded Politician from Ohio

Ohio used to be noted for contributing great people of leadership to become President of the United States (Grant, Hayes, Taft, etc.)… An interesting story covered at Grouchy Old Cripple… it appears that the intellectually challenged Democrat representative from Ohio,

Who is Really the Racist?

Sometimes you don’t even have to read the article… the title alone tells you how obtuse some journalists have become.  I saw this headline on the CNN website: “Gender or race: Black women voters face tough choices in S.C.”  I

Israeli Success at Australian Open

We’ve been watching the Australian Open tennis tournament just about every evening for the past week.  Between ESPN and the Tennis Channel, you can watch tennis about 12 hours per day. While everyone focuses on the Men’s and Women’s singles