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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

I Guess Things Are Fine and Dandy

Who is John Galt? Better yet, Who is Ron Klain? Remember him? He’s the Ebola Czar appointed several weeks ago by the President. And nobody has seen him since. The talk force assigned to assess […]


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Election Day Stuff

Election stuff.


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Where Are The Children?

Where are the children? Apparently not trick or treating. After being swamped last year, we figured that we need to ramp up the candy program, so Friday afternoon I stopped by Big Y and picked […]


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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: […]


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 […]



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 […]


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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 […]


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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