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The Problem With Growing Antibiotic Resistance

The Problem With Growing Antibiotic Resistance

| August 24, 2019 | 5 Comments

There is a disturbance going on in modern medicine. Antibiotics that were so wonderfully powerful at the beginning of the 20th century against bad bugs like measles and diphtheria are rapidly becoming ineffective. It’s called antibiotic resistance. Bacteria and viruses multiply rapidly and can easily and quickly shift their own DNA to resist modern drugs. […]

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Judge Gives Stolen Valor Convicts Unique Sentences

Judge Gives Stolen Valor Convicts Unique Sentences

| August 24, 2019 | 23 Comments

Two men were convicted of crimes but because they also claimed false military status the judge, Judge Greg Pinski, also put some unique requirements on their sentences. Ryan Morris and Troy Nelson both claimed to be military veterans to try and receive lesser sentences and establish eligibility to enter Judge Pinski’s Veterans Treatment Court.  It […]

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Climate Change “Fighting” Former President Looking at New Beach Front Property

Climate Change “Fighting” Former President Looking at New Beach Front Property

| August 24, 2019 | 52 Comments

As President, Mr. Obama took action to “fight climate change.” He dedicated a section of the White House webpage to issues related to “addressing climate change”. He engaged in initiatives that he felt would help fight “manmade” global warming. However, there are reports that the former president is either in the process of purchasing a […]

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More from the Road

More from the Road

| August 24, 2019 | 6 Comments

Barring something truly unusual or unfortunate, I should finish up another 5,000+ mile road trip later today. If you’re so inclined, wish me luck. On the road, there’s not much to do besides the boring and the necessary: e.g. keeping it between the lines and avoiding idiots. (As an aside: I swear, the old saying […]

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Saturday Feel Good Stories

Saturday Feel Good Stories

| August 24, 2019 | 8 Comments

Smile. Wait for flash. He was very fortunate: No charges for clerk in Hamilton store shooting By Lauren Pack, Staff Writer HAMILTON — A Butler County grand jury has declined to indict a Hamilton store clerk who shot a man and said he acted in self-defense. Emergency units responded to Singletary’s Carry Out on Second […]

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From Possible Stolen Valor to Charges of Child Sex Abuse That Includes Rape

From Possible Stolen Valor to Charges of Child Sex Abuse That Includes Rape

| August 23, 2019 | 21 Comments

Zachary Paul Critchett had a LinkedIn profile that identified him as performing security-related duties. Included in his profile was a statement about Army Ranger training. Additionally, he listed security-related work done in the U.S., Iraq, and Afghanistan. According to Critchett, he trained Iraqi Special forces and supervised security operations in the Middle East. There’s no […]

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Weekend Open Thread – Yer Friday Funny:  Bluey the Parrot

Weekend Open Thread – Yer Friday Funny: Bluey the Parrot

| August 23, 2019 | 75 Comments

Parrots are long-lived birds. And like a few other birds, they can mimic human speech. Whether or not they understand any of what they’re saying when they mimic human speech is open to question. However, sometimes events occur which make you wonder. Like the story of Bluey the Parrot. . . . Bluey was a […]

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TAH Stolen Valor Crossword

TAH Stolen Valor Crossword

| August 23, 2019 | 5 Comments

This first iteration of the TAH Stolen Valor crossword puzzle features this past week’s subjects Reagan-Brown-Young or ‘R-B-Y” for short. Let’s see who has been following the cases this past week and who can complete the puzzle soonest.  Answer’s tomorrow. Good luck – let’s see who is packing the gear to serve in our beloved […]

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