Archive for November 2017

Rauner on Recreational Cannabis? No Dope.

Rauner on Recreational Cannabis? No Dope.
This may not be the only reason that Illinois voters don’t renew his contract but it might be close to the top reason. The State of Illinois needs money and cannabis sales brings in the dough. Rauner’s statement that not enough study is done is ludicrous. THC, the active hallucinogenic compound, has been studied for... Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Democracy

These past few months in this country have been pretty difficult for those of us who experienced the first Earth Day; marched for civil rights and/or wept at the death of friends who returned from Viet Nam in boxes. They left many of us standing in long lines outside of innumerable funeral homes from sprawling... Read more »

#Himtoo More Sexual Abuse Comes to Light

I participated in the #Metoo. I can’t think of many women who have not been pinched, groped, or leered at. In my case there was an “uncle” who thought that propositioning a sixteen year old girl with the promise of a new car was acceptable. There was the very powerful and wealthy boss that called... Read more »
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Who Knew There Was No Fly in Man Panties? I Mean Underwear.

Who Knew There Was No Fly in Man Panties? I Mean Underwear.
What a shock! There are mens’ shorts with no fly. I often shop for my husband’s clothing, including underwear. There is a dizzying array of choices. There are prints, colors, boxers, briefs, bikinis and more. I automatically knew that my husband was not going to wear bikinis or the butt floss type so the most... Read more »

Thonis-Heracleion New York

Thonis-Heracleion New York
If you haven’t heard about Thonis-Heracleion, it is an ancient Egyptian city lost for over 1,200 years and thought to be a myth. It’s been discovered beneath the waves of Abu Qir Bay on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. Researchers are attempting to answer questions like how did the city sink? There is some evidence... Read more »

Cook County Sugar Tax Should Have Been a Sweet Deal

Cook County Sugar Tax Should Have Been a Sweet Deal
Got to have that sugar! It really doesn’t matter that taxing sugary drinks might have helped to keep Cook County Health Services protecting the poor, disenfranchised, and those that can’t afford health care insurance alive. This might be especially important in this age of Trump and getting rid of the Affordable Care Act (mainly because... Read more »
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