“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for July 12th, 2007

Page Got a "Better Deal"

I haven’t seen the need to say a whole lot in the aftermath of Elijah Page’s execution last night. I take no joy in his death, but do feel gratitude that justice was finally served, if 6+ years overdue. I did, however, come across a story and a quote worth drawing attention to. It’s from […]

Generation Rx

GUEST COLUMN By Ralph Hatcher, M.D. The news of the arrest of former vice-president Al Gore’s son highlights a drug problem that has largely remained below the threshold of a major national concern. That is, abuse of prescription drugs in America. Most notably, these include Vicodin ®, Lortab®, Xanax®, Valium®, Oxycontin®, and Darvocet®. Several of […]

Please Don’t Confuse This Story With Terri Schiavo

GUEST COLUMN By Bobby Schindler One can’t help but wonder if perhaps the mainstream media is feeling a growing sense of uneasiness regarding Terri’s death. In the two years since my sister died I have witnessed an increasing determination on their part to convince the public that she was “hopeless” and in a persistent vegetative […]