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The Opioid Crisis – No Simple Answers

Our society is in the throes of a devastating opioid epidemic.  Data from the Center of Disease Control reveals drug overdose deaths nearly tripled from 1999 to 2014.  Of the 46,055 deaths that occurred in 2014, 28,647 (60.9%) involved a … Continue reading

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In Praise of Wealth, and of Its Cause – Freedom

Wealth. The immediate reaction for many, at least in wealthy countries, on hearing the word is often a negative one.  We have been conditioned by the political left and by parts of the political right to associate “wealth” with greed, … Continue reading

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It’s More Like Global Luke-warming And It’s not so Bad

While human activity generated CO2 may play some role in effecting climate; straight forward comparison of the computer modeled temperature prediction with the observed temperatures demonstrates that there is much we don’t understand about CO2 and climate or even climate … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Dad

Our Dad died a week ago on Orthodox Great (Holy) Wednesday.  He was buried on the Monday after Pascha (Easter).  The week following Pascha is called Bright Week and the “Brightest” day of that week is Bright Monday.  Pascha is … Continue reading

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The Curious Task of Economics and ObamaCare

The great scholar, philosopher, and economist Friedrich Hayek, reflecting on the failure of central economic planning time and again to achieve it’s intended outcome, pronounced, “The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know … Continue reading

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