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"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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As the saying goes, payback is a bitch. Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 19 hours ago at Newmark's Door
While Kyle Smith's discussion is interesting, my answer would be shorter: because it is very, very good. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
I had thought it was a weak attempt to emulate "Whazzup?!" So now I understand better why some people like it, but I still think it's a lousy commercial. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
I posted this here almost six years ago. It was great then and upon a recent re-listen it's still great. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Something I did not know: Inuits have the highest rate of cancer, followed closely by Scandinavian people, while chilly Britain has a cancer rate three times higher than that of India and twice the rate of Thailand. Evidence now suggests... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
You probably can guess who #2, #3, and #4 are, but do you know #1? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
"The CVS Health bid to buy Aetna will "reshape" health care, or so headlines would have us believe. Actually, it's a sign that the health care landscape is already being reshaped — by consumers, instead of central planners." Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
I'm far from a conspiracy-theorist, but I agree with Victor Davis Hanson that there are a heck a lot of "coincidences" here. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
A promising sign. The country probably would be better off if some of the Smart People left D.C. and worked for constructive change in their hometowns. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Get a Christmas gift for a conservative. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
This is the biggest civil rights issue of our time. (Related: I'm reading a book on education reform. The author talks about the PISA test that is used to compare high schoolers' performance across countries and he states: "Last time... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
The solution starts with "low-calorie liquid meals for three to five months". That doesn't sound easy, but you wouldn't expect it to be. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Made me laugh. Someone may be putting something in the Los Angeles water supply. In the past months, two unlikely L.A.-based presidential contenders — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Disney Chief Robert Iger — have been floated in the media, including... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
I've been reading the "blind-item king" for a while now. He sure seems to have some good sources. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Interesting, especially because it introduced me to a fine idea by David Colquhoun and then to his blog. Two posts from his blog: "We know little about the effect of diet on health. That’s why so much is written about... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
Put these two pieces together and something interesting may be happening. "The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened". "The New FBI Agency Everyone Forgot – Did Adam Schiff Just... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
More reasons why I get very little of my news from the MSM. Also on the Middle East: Caroline Glick likes the supposed new peace plan. Myron Magnet approves of--but warns about--the actions of the new Saudi Crown Prince. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
An evergreen story: "So, the Food and Drug Administration, tasked with proving the safety and efficacy of medication, was either bought off by the drug company or failed in their due diligence." Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
"The Windy City is using complex bonds to delay a financial reckoning and avoid cleaning up its fiscal mess." Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door