Monthly Archives: February 2010

Delusional Moment – thanks, TCOTS!

VALERIE: Barack is The Light and The Way. HILLARY: Praise Be His Name! MESSIAH: Hill, the hands need to be a little higher, ‘kay. JAPANESE GUY [background]: And they won World War II? Thanks to Laura Ingraham, gratefully borrowed from The Camp of the Saints. Advertisements

Where is the political equivalent of Herb Brooks?

My little medical procedures are done – thanks to a funny-shaped little thingy, I have to go do the one again next year…just to be ‘safe’ dontchaknow. Reading Cal Thomas this fine Winter day, I have to wonder – where IS our inspiration? Not in any politician I’ve seen in a VERY long time…because the […]

A Short History of Medicine

2000 B.C. – “Here, eat this root.” 1000 B.C. – “That root is heathen, say this prayer.” 1850 A.D. – “That prayer is superstition, drink this potion.” 1940 A.D. – “That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill.” 1985 A.D. – “That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic.” 2000 A.D. – “That antibiotic is artificial. […]

Thomas Sowell

Mr. Sowell’s column today is – as usual – brilliant. I missed yesterday, but I know you can find it somewhere in the ether and it will be…brilliant. My days are in a bit of flux lately, so any schedule I was trying to keep for posting certain things – and there wasn’t MUCH of […]

Call Roto-Rooter…and other things we don’t discuss in polite company

I just had a greasy sausage, egg & cheese english muffin, with pico de gallo to give it some flavour and oomph. It was yummy. I’d eat another if we had anymore. Yes, I’m the Mom and I DID ‘eat the last one.’ Who’s gonna argue, the cats? My mom never ate the last of […]

Say it ain’t so!

I listen to Sam Kouvaris on 1010XL every morning at 10am. I have listened to Sam do the sports news on television &/or radio for nearly 25 years, since we first moved to NEFL the first time in 1985. I have had a sort of crush on him all that time, and come to find […]

The Wheels Come Off (thank you, Paco!)

Paco is a brilliant writer that I first saw – as many of us did – as a commenter at Tim Blair‘s old place (sorry, no link to the old siteSee Below). LOTS of Blair’s regulars bothered Paco about blogging on his own, and he has answered the call in the manner expected. The man […]