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Detroit: The Cautionary Tale that Didn’t Have to Be
Detroit’s new mayor is urging residents who might be contemplating a move from the bankrupt city to hang on for just six more months. Mayor Mike Duggan, a former medical center chief, said Tuesday that within that timeframe his administration … Continue reading
Make Yourself Lucky! (DE Coast Press)
Well, the new year is upon us. Did you eat your black-eyed peas and turnip greens? Apparently, peas and greens bring financial luck in the coming year. Furthermore, they’re good for the digestive system. (The correlation between digestive health and … Continue reading
Republicans: Stupid or Cowardly?
House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) brags that the Republican Party will be taking steps to “… be part of the overall effort to protect the American people from the harmful effects of Obamacare by ultimately repealing and replacing … Continue reading
Be an Outlaw! (DE Wave)
For many people, the new year brings a bit of soul-searching and an objective look at where your past decisions have brought you today. An old friend of mine once told me that people who live full-time at a seasonal … Continue reading
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“Is Something Bothering You?”
Question from a reader: If you sense something is bothering your partner or friend, whose responsibility is it to initiate dialogue? The person who is upset or the person who is sensing something? The person who is bothered is responsible, … Continue reading
Who Says Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right?
“Two wrongs don’t make a right.” It’s a fallacy that gets a lot of people into trouble. Taken at face value, it makes a certain kind of sense. If something is wrong, such as initiating violence against another, it’s wrong … Continue reading
The Obama Administration Goes Mental
The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a regulation aimed at making it easier for states to submit information about the mentally ill to the federal system, without blocking all people who seek mental health treatment from owning … Continue reading
The Psychological Reason for Class Warfare
The last mayor of New York City may have been a fool who took it upon himself to outlaw diet sodas above a certain quantity. But the new mayor of New York City is a class warrior. Conservative columnist Peggy … Continue reading
Lights Out in America?
Incandescent light bulbs, which have been in use in the United States for more than a century, are on their way out in the new year. The federal government has prohibited their manufacture and import starting January 1. The latest … Continue reading
“That’s Simplistic” Usually Not a Valid Argument
It’s interesting how people who don’t have an answer to your point often say, “It’s not that simple.” That’s the answer I received to my comments in an earlier column about abortion. I asked the question as to why we … Continue reading