Monthly Archives: September 2011

WOMEN IN POLITICS: A GUY’S PERSPECTIVE

The tea party has brought some women before the public eye.  These include Christine O’Donnell and Michelle Bachmann.  The tea party has also helped to keep reality show-friendly Sarah Palin before the public. As these women are right-wingers, they have … Continue reading

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DR. OZ AND THE F.D.A.

A recent backlash has stirred up over comments made by Dr. Oz on apple juice.  We normally consider apple juice as one of the healthiest of drinks, but Dr. Oz recently said on TV that a number of brands have … Continue reading

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MEDICAL MANNERS

There are many distressing things connected with illness.  One of the things that distresses me the most is the manner in which people in the healthcare system now address patients.  As patients enter doctors’ offices and clinics, receptionists and nurses … Continue reading

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DON’T INVITE ME TO THE TEA PARTY

One of the most misguided political movements in American history was the so-called No Nothing party, which flourished in the 1840’s and 50’s.  The goal behind this movement was to stop the immigration of Irish Catholics.  But as the movement’s … Continue reading

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