Category Archives: mental health

DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC – A BOOK REVIEW


What kind of thread ties together Alexander Graham Bell, Helen Keller, Sir Joseph Lister, Emperor Dom Pedro II of Brazil, the Statue of Liberty, and President James Garfield? Interestingly, the thread does exist, it is robust, and the tale of … Continue reading

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EXCUSE ME, WHOSE ANGER?


A Times of Israel headline screams: US Anger at Netanyahu Said “Red-hot’ as Ties Hit New Low. Not exactly accurate, is it?  It should say: “Obama Administration Anger at Netanyahu…..”  The US, that is, the American people, certainly are not … Continue reading

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EXTREME CLITOCENTRIC CLEVERNESS


Joni Ernst believes that she is River City, Ioway’s man for Washington DC because she knows how to castrate hogs.  With this qualification, she hopes to become a U.S. Senatrix of the Republican variety. (h/t The Hill via Weasel Zippers) … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SUPREMELY (IR)RELEVANT SOCIOLOGY 101 CONCEPT


Cycling Gender Gap.  Ladies, did you know that you’re an “indicator species” for cycling? Studying how to fix the economy, street violence, racism, governmental lawlessness etc. surely pale in comparison with studying the dreaded cycling gender gap. Nuff said.

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THE RAPE OF A GIRL – THE REST OF THE STORY


The Daily News gives us a chilling report that K.J., a 15 year-old girl with an IQ of less than 60, was gang-raped in class by her special school classmates while the teacher(s) did nothing (Daily News says “teachers,” Daily … Continue reading

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LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE


The other day, the normally boring and expensive Showtime Channel brought us low in gales of laughter, so much so that tears flowed aplenty and my belly hurt.  I had not laughed like that in years. The occasion was the … Continue reading

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THE INCONVENIENT PACHYDERM – AND SANDY HOOK


The Witherspoon Institute‘s Public Discourse website contains a lot of interesting, well-reasoned articles, written from the Christian perspective.  I came across it this morning by following a lead on the Sandy Hook tragedy titled Absentee Fathers and the Newtown School … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHT


The possible relationship between artificial light and depression is popping up more and more frequently. A new study done at the Ohio State University Medical Center exposed hamsters to dim light at night and picked up changes in behavior and … Continue reading

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SCHOLARS, VIRGINS AND AUTOMOBILES


Saudi Arabia is reportedly the only country in the world that does not allow women to drive. (h/t Gateway Pundit) I’ve always wondered why that was, but now I know, and the reason is very convincing indeed. Female driving leads … Continue reading

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COME ON, JUNIOR!


Jesse Jackson Jr., Congressman from Illinois, displayed his razor-sharp brilliance today by pointing out that Congressional opposition to Obama’s “Jobs” Act is akin to Confederate states in rebellion, and should be treated as such. (h/t Maggie’s Farm). JJ Junior told … Continue reading

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