Of course we do not need Healthcare reform…

My son Ben had to have some blood work done in September.  We went and spent a couple hours as they fed him a sugary drink and then checked his blood levels three time to determine how his body dealt with it.  He did fine, thank God… Today I got the bill.  The total wasContinue reading “Of course we do not need Healthcare reform…”

When you eliminate the impossible…

“When you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains–however improbable–must be the truth.” –Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  It occured to me last evening that the recent and entirely unprecidented low level in our civil discourse must have its roots in something that is itself entirely unique and unprecidented.  Of course, we have seen partisan bickering and remarkableContinue reading “When you eliminate the impossible…”

Yeah; Well so’s your old man!!!

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. – Albert Einstein So, where did all that fear and hate come from?  For a nation of “good, God-fearing people,” we have certainly become prolific when it comesContinue reading “Yeah; Well so’s your old man!!!”