Category Archives: whine

I’m an addict and in denial

Let’s face it – I’m an addict. I don’t like putting personal stuff here but maybe I should – announce to the world what a fool (and addict) I am and then maybe I’ll do something about it. My wife … Continue reading

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Where have I been?

Dear reader, I bet you thought I’ve given up blogging – not true, just a pause. Most people start blogging and then give up (or head to some social network to get a real audience). That’s not my situation; I … Continue reading

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Can’t watch the election results

It’s just too awful to think about. Two years on non-stop repeals of Obamacare (and vetoes) and government shutdowns and impeachment. Nothing done to address the real problems. What an irony that Mitchell claims Repug control will eliminate gridlock – … Continue reading

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Some food quotes and a couple of comments

I saw this long list of 111 quotes about food (lists on the Net are just ways to get ad clicks so I usually avoid them but I couldn’t resist these) and so I thought I’d offer a few of … Continue reading

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???DTG: Now What?

Most people upon hearing they don’t have a fatal disease would jump for joy but not me. Yep, it was all a fire drill. All my countdown of days attempting yet another prediction was for nought. How could this happen? … Continue reading

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The Left’s attack on science

I’ve certainly denounced the religinuts’ attack on science often enough, but unfortunately the left uses some of the same tactics, spreading pure falsehoods (disguised as rational analysis but often entirely fact-free opinion), finding conspiracies (especially when their heroes are critically … Continue reading

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Great (and deserved) put-down of Whole Paycheck

This piece is my view of a great piece of writing in the art form of putdown; I couldn’t possibly write something this good, so just read the piece instead of me. I actually like Whole Foods and shop there … Continue reading

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Popular press hypes another inconclusive study

Once again the press loves screaming headlines and doesn’t bother reading the fine print of an actual study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. This is all over Google News, the same story picked up by lots of … Continue reading

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Food scolds are doing even more harm than I thought

I’ve already complained enough times about the adverse effect the stupid food scolds are having on people who need honest and accurate, fact- and science-based help with struggles on weight loss and/or general fitness. The more I look at it … Continue reading

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Nutrition scolds fail to convince

The battle may still be unsettled over the opinion whether high-fructose corn syrup is evil (mostly a war of words with little science on either side), but the question of whether consumers care may be settled. In this article it … Continue reading

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