Some 2,300 plus years ago, the father of medicine, Hippocrates offered a simple, yet profound, guide for medical practitioners. In four short words, he, in fact, established an ethical framework that can guide most all of human life: “First, Do No Harm.” Ironically for us today, Hippocrates’ four words appeared in his treatise in epidemics. […]
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The king is dead!
Hurray and Hallelujah! This photograph was taken of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his Warm Springs, Georgia home by Nicholas Robbins. The next day, April 12, 1945, Roosevelt did the world a favor by dying. Clearly, for over a year and a half Roosevelt was a dying man who had no business continuing to function as […]
Goose Stepping America!
What can one say about Biden’s inaugural address? Nothing I have seen analyzed it better than what was written 100 years ago about Warren Harding’s inaugural speech: It was “an army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.” Pat Buchanan graciously excused it as “the most confusing, contradictory and incoherent […]
Twin City Moron Parade
The other day I happened upon a story which demonstrates the depth of decay that has rotted out life in the Twin Cities. Normally it would be impossible to make up stories like this, but these are not normal times. The image at the top of this blog reveals that in the St. Paul suburb […]
“Success?” What really is this god we pursue?
Ralph Waldo Emerson broadside I just finished a column by Paul Rosenberg in his “Freeman’s Weekly” online publication. He raised some interesting questions about life, offers some challenging perceptions and asks some penetrating questions. If you get a chance to look it up, I would encourage you to do so. I can’t find a way […]