Recently, FreeThinke posted What Concerns You Most?, along with some choices of concerns. See FreeThinke’s post for the list.I weighed in under the category of Other. Here is my biggest concern, applicable not only to politics:What concerns me mo…
If the above is true, why do we try so hard to persuade or dissuade others for whom we have no respect in the first place?
2. My pain levels have soared. Out of control and debilitating! At any moment, I may end up in the hospital again.
So, my blogging takes a back seat right now and for the foreseeable future. My dear friend and blogging partner Warren will post as he is able to do so.
Cameo (July 30, 2001-April 16, 2017):Cameo on our front porch with the azalea bush in the background. She is gazing up at the birdhouse.Heartbreak here. We have lost our beloved Siamese/Russian Blue to cancer. There will never be another Cameo,…
(For politics, please scroll down)Enjoy Felix Mendelssohn’s joyous Symphony No. 4 In A Major ‘Italian’ on this Resurrection Day, the most important day on the Christian liturgical calendar: [about the above piece]
And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
Related reading at my friend Ed Bonderenka’s blog site: What’s so Good about Good Friday?
Related listening at my friend FreeThinke’s blog: J.S. Bach’s The Passion of Our Lord According to St. Matthew.
See How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic? (dated Feburary 23, 2016) and Trump’s FDA Chief Cites Opioid Epidemic As Top Priority (dated April 7, 2017). Apparently, the use of opioids is so prevalent that Colleges can get free doses of naloxone for students overdosing on opioids (dated April 10, 2017):
The Clinton Foundation and Adapt Pharma are working together to give colleges 40,000 doses of NARCAN nasal spray, which is the only FDA-approved nasal spray and is designed to be simple enough to administer that people without medical training can provide a potentially lifesaving dose.
According to the first link: Twelve states have more opioid prescriptions than people, and there are urgent calls for action. What should that action entail?
At this point, opioids are the most effective pain killers known, and doctors with integrity wish to help patients suffering from debilitating pain syndromes, which are often mysterious in origin. On the other hand, some doctors are nothing better than legal drug dealers.
What should be the government’s role in ameliorating the opioid epidemic?
And how did we get to this sorry point?
There are several ongoing narratives. In the 2012 video below, Bill Whittle explains the Marxist background behind the ongoing narratives pushing the world to the Left:
Note that, since this video was first posted, how some of the mentioned narratives are now accepted as infallible truth — even by those who pride themselves on not falling for false narratives.
After much ado and the invoking of the nuclear option (Dangerous precedent?), last week the United States Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. He will be sworn in today. Many Trump supporters voted anti-Hillary …
(For the weekly Musical Interlude, please scroll down)Coptic Church north of Cairo, 04/09/2017According to Reuters:Bombings at Egyptian Coptic churches kill 36, injure more than 100At least 36 people were killed and more than 100 injured in bomb attack…
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L’Estro Armonico, Op. 3, Concerto No. 11 in D minor for two violins, cello and strings by Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741):
Happy weekend! Happy Spring!