Ray Dunaway

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.


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 […]


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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 […]


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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.


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Stupid Knows No State Boundaries



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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 […]


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Everybody and Everything Does It

An early sketch on Saturday Night Live (when it was funny) involved then President Gerald Ford. Ford was known for the occasional trip and fall; several times on the ski slopes, and most famously, coming […]


Actress Gwenyth Paltrow has two children with Coldplay’s frontman Chris Martin: daughter Apple and son Moses. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Hollywood: Where Dreams Become Reality

Celebrities! Is there nothing they don’t know? A couple of months ago, I shared the wisdom handed down by Alicia Silverstone in her recent book, “The Kind Mama”, in which she revealed that she pre-chews […]


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The Philosophy Of Politics

Someone once described the philosophy of politics thusly: Conservatives want to control sex. Liberals want to control everything else. Which may explain why the older one gets, the less liberal one becomes.


A Fox Lane High School English teacher who allegedly exchanged online messages with a “medium” about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has filed a suit against the district for firing him following an FBI and police investigation into his mental health. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

The Sandy Hook Commission: The Problem With Lanza, He Was Homeschooled

A brief post today. I have to get Byron (one of my three dogs) to the kennel today.  He’ll be flown tomorrow to one of my sons in the Land Of The Big Sky: Kansas.  […]




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