Sunday, September 21, 2014

Death panels? We don't have no stinkin death panels

On the other hand, the "architect" of Obamacare thinks we are useless eaters after age 75...

... (aging) It robs us of our creativity and ability to contribute to work, society, the world. It transforms how people experience us, relate to us, and, most important, remember us. We are no longer remembered as vibrant and engaged but as feeble, ineffectual, even pathetic.

yeah. Useless eaters. Being able to love, showing our children and grandchildren how to bear pain and disabilities with courage, keeping alive the memories of the past...all those things are not part of the mix.


so Palin was right....who wudda thot?

and maybe Palin derangement syndrome is real too...(via Instapundit)

Professor Bob is blogging on the Crimean war, and today's podcast is on Florence nightingale.


There is a lot of discussion on the crazyness of the Franklin expedition, why they died, and who ordered them to lug all those luxuries when going for food. Was it egomania? Hubris? Or lead poisoning from the badly sealed tin foods? Or vitamin A toxicity from eating polar bear livers? Or all of the above?

The discussion has reopened with the discovery of one of their ships in Canadian waters.

slate and the UKGuardian discusses the puzzle, Via TeaAtTrianon:

more here: NOVA 
and here:


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