Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Wise Saying – Part 30

” If you take all the experience and judgement of men over fifty out of the world, there wouldn’t be enough left to run it.”               Henry Ford

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The Whipping Boy In America

   A whipping boy was a young boy who was assigned to a young prince and was punished when the prince misbehaved.  Whipping boys were established in the English Court in the 1400’s and the 1500’s.  They were created because … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 29

  ” Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face but their own. ”  Jonathan Swift

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A Wise Saying – Part 28

 ” It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.”       Voltaire ( 1694-1778 )

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Aging, Marijuana, and Human Growth Hormone

   During my life, I have never consumed alcohol, smoked, or used illegal drugs.  Also, I have seriously studied the biochemistry of vitamins, proteins, fats, and many other nutritional compounds.  My studies in biochemistry have continued over a forty year … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 27

   Moderation is a virtue only in those thought to have an alternative.                    Henry Kissinger

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A Wise Saying: Part 26

   ” Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it. ”                                   Stephen Vizinczey

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A Wise Saying – Part 25

” People who think that they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. ”       Isaac Asimov    ( Editor’s note: The editor of this website has read more than 400 books written by Asimov.  Of … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Remembered

   Seventy-one years ago, American Forces were attacked at Pearl Harbor.  The American People can not fully express our everlasting appreciation to the men who fought and died to keep our country free.                                  R. Van Conoley, December 7, 2012

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The Fiscal Cliff

   In February, 2012, Ben Bernanke became the first person to use the term ” Fiscal Cliff .”   As chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke was speaking to the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading

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