Inflammatory

It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication, and a government bureaucracy to administer it. –Thomas Sowell A little insanity is good early in the morning. It keeps you young. It revives your zest […]

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Cholesterol Mythology

Not really, and actually my cholesterol was 190 when I had the heart attack. 190, which isn’t that high. –Mike Ditka Guess who else’s cholesterol was well within the Mythical Safe Range when he had his first heart attack? Dwight Eisenhower, who was the ideal weight for his height and was very fit when his […]

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Recommendations

The Roommate suggested I link to some material while I’m away. Till I can write another fascinating, really, really long droning post. So first, a good take on some recent news from Tom Naughton. Also check out the information available here.

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A Final Solution

The best Doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet and Dr. Merryman. –Jonathan Swift Did you see the exciting news? Obesity is now a disease! O Happy Day! Our problems are solved.

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Pardon Me; Your Bias is Showing 2

I would remind you to notice where the claim of consensus is invoked. Consensus is invoked only in situations where the science is not solid enough. Nobody says the consensus of scientists agrees that E=mc2. Nobody says the consensus is that the sun is 93 million miles away. It would never occur to anyone to […]

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Calories In, Calories Out

If the mind, that rules the body, ever so far forgets itself as to trample on its slave, the slave is never generous enough to forgive the injury, but will rise and smite the oppressor. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow If you’re not familiar with the term “calories in, calories out,” or CICO, it refers to the […]

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A Mess of Greens

I don’t want any vegetables, thank you. I paid for the cow to eat them for me. –Doug Copeland I’m going to say some things about vegetables now. It might hurt their feelings, but I’m not going to say it to their faces. I’d appreciate if you wouldn’t repeat it to your asparagus, either. Hang […]

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