Author: maryannsummers

Imagine, if you will, a movie that documented the history of our planet, all 6 billion years, plus or minus a couple hundred million. Would such a movie be at... Read More

I read something this morning that truly tickled me … almost to the point of laughing out loud. At the time I said to myself, “Now that’s the funniest thing... Read More

Populism works. Demagoguery works. Speciousness works. These things work so well, they should probably be listed as Stone Pigs. Whenever a politician wants to get something done in the face... Read More

“Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus Plan: Betsy McCaughey” On his radio show today1, Rush Limbaugh advanced the notion that part of President Obama’s stimulus package creates a new federal... Read More

For such a supposedly brilliant mind, Hillary Clinton’s vocabularly seems strikingly small. Sarah Palin was ridiculed during the 2008 Presidential campaign for her limited vocabularly and overuse of the... Read More

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up by over 300 points so far today and it’s being framed as a big positive response to an announcement by Citigroup that they’ve... Read More

Only after basic needs are met will people care about their environment. I once heard a story about two men lost in the woods in winter. As night fell and... Read More

President Obama has published a book titled A New Era of Responsibility: Renewing America’s Promise. The President’s Budget and Fiscal Preview through the U.S. Government Printing Office and it contains... Read More

I read an very interesting news article from the Associated Press regarding Americans who do not have health insurance1. From the outset, let’s be very clear: everyone in the USA... Read More

One of the questions that has arisen from the current swine flu outbreak is why it seems infinitely more fatal in Mexico than the United States. For the record, current... Read More