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Government celebrates food concerns.

Over the past week I heard on a country music station more than 12 million Americans were hungry. It was a request for contributions to stop starvation in America. 390 more words

BMJ Rapid Responses, PubMed Commons, and Blogging

Why I said no to revising my submission to BMJ Rapid Response

I said that I would submit my last blog post to BMJ Rapid Responses… 1,019 more words

Media

Idler's tools -- cutlery

(c) 2012 Earl L. Haehl Permission is given to use this article in whole as long as credit is given. Book rights are reserved.

I have more knives than I really need.

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Compleat Idler

"But they are just children."

(c) 2012 Earl L. Haehl Permission is given to use this article in whole as long as credit is given. Book rights are reserved.

“We must protect the children.” The abusers of that phrase are legion among the political class.

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Free Society

The Life of Julia

The latest in Big Government propaganda has arrived – and it is a polished, shining product of cradle-to-grave State nannyism, individual dependence, and the benefit-at-the-expense-of-others entitlement culture that progressives of the 20th century have worked so hard to cultivate over the years. 262 more words

Big Government

Tobacco without guilt

Am I supposed to feel guilt-driven anxiety? Am I programmed to throw up now? With tobacco, I only came close to doing that years ago when I tried to smoke straight Latakia all day like it was a bag of Amphora or Sail. 732 more words

Oppression

A Belated Epitaph for Connoisseur Pipes

One winter evening in 1976, during early evening rush hour, I was quick-marching across West 46th Street to the Port Authority Bus Terminal, when I passed a tobacconist and pipe-seller working under the name Connoisseur Pipes. 1,094 more words

Change And Time