Ray Dunaway

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The Stupid! It Burns!

Today, let’s declare an “Ebola-Free” day. We can stipulate that the CDC seems to have competence problems and leave it at that- for now. So I’ll give you some links instead with a common theme: […]

19 hours ago

Nurse Director of Emergency Services and Lifestar Danette Alexander wears protective gear that could be used by medical personel to while treating possible ebola patients.  Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Three Strike and your Out!

“Can’t anyone here play this game?” Casey Stengel was reported to have asked after taking over as manager of the New York Mets in 1962. And the same might be asked today. For example, we’ve […]

10/30/2014

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For The Children

“Four legs good! Two legs Better!” bleated the sheep near the end of Orwell’s Animal Farm. And so it goes these days. All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. The […]

10/29/2014

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The War On Candy

H.L. Mencken once defined Puritanism as “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy” and for some of us an occasional Snickers or Butterfinger can bring a bit of joy, if only for a […]

10/27/2014

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - OCTOBER 02:  People pass an Ebola awareness mural on October 2, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. More than 3,200 people have died in West Africa due to the epidemic.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Life And Love In The Age Of Ebola

Life and love in the age of Ebola.

10/24/2014

Cash. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

The NIH Needs More Money?

Rosa DeLauro is nothing if not original. In the wake of the NIH’s somewhat confused reaction to the recent Ebola event in Dallas, the 3rd District representative called for (what else?) more funding for the […]

10/21/2014

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Czar Klain

During the Nixon administration, OPEC placed an oil embargo on America, which resulted in lines at filling stations and gasoline prices. The President reacted by designating William Simon to be his “energy czar”. This was […]

10/20/2014

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TGIF!

So I’m in the newsroom, working on Monday’s show, and on one of the TV monitors, CTN is rebroadcasting Thursday’s briefing by state officials on (what else?) Ebola preparedness.

10/17/2014

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Stupid Knows No State Boundaries

THE STUPID! IT BURNS!

10/16/2014

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Let’s play “Where’s Who”

In any large organization, it’s easy for an individual to get lost. And this is especially true in government. Let’s play “Where’s Waldo” Can you find the Ebola czar in this flowchart linked below? http://kevinbrady.house.gov/uploads/Obamacare%20Chart.pdf […]

10/15/2014

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