Monthly Archives: December 2006

Obese should have health warnings on their clothes | the Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/health/healthmain.html?in_article_id=422917&in_page_id=1774 Do these idiots genuinely believe fat people don’t know they’re fat? Last night I heard a radio commercial proclaiming "Obesity is a disease." No, it’s not. It’s a condition, usually brought on by voluntary behavior: eating too much and/or … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Islamorado Fish Company, Garland TX

The new Bass Pro Shop perched at water’s edge on the Garland side of Lake Ray Hubbard is a wonder to behold. It’s easily the most impressive store I’ve ever seen. It’s a PETA person’s nightmare, for sure — there … Continue reading

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Why healthcare costs are so high – and will get much higher

  http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/nation/stories/DN-nursechargeddog_10nat.ART.State.Edition1.3e3f488.html Birthing nurse charged in deadly drug mix-up A nurse in a hurry mistakenly gives the wrong drug and a patient dies. It’s a tragedy and it happens way too often. Certainly the person who made such a big … Continue reading

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Gone wacko in Waco

  The world has indeed gone completely nuts, when a four year old is accused of sexual harassment: http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/zeducation/stories/121106dntswwacoboy.20ae248.html I won’t even go into the reasons a child that young shouldn’t be in school to begin with, but maybe the … Continue reading

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If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Break It!

Remember that old saying: "If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it"?  Grammatically incorrect as it may have been, it was excellent advice. Unfortunately, no one seems to pay heed to it anymore. The latest example: I have a credit card … Continue reading

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Property Tax Cuts? Here’s how the Dems plan to take them away

The new school finance plan passed by the Texas legislature was supposed to bring property tax relief. And as someone who pays around $8000 in property taxes, I could certainly do with some relief. The plan was to reduce the … Continue reading

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