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A treatment for Depression and Anxiety in Cancer Patients

Mushrooms.  As in “Magic Mushrooms”.  As in hallucinogenic Mushrooms. Well, actually, psilocybin. About 80 percent of cancer patients showed clinically significant reductions in both psychological disorders, a response sustained some seven months after the single dose. Side effects were minimal. (‘both disorders’ being Depression and Anxiety – cziltang) As one might expect, researchers don’t really […]

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How did this happen?

If you still can’t believe that President Trump (gosh that was fun to write and yes, I wrote it deliberately hoping someone who reads this is triggered and has to retreat to a Safe Space with their blanky) is, in fact, the legally elected, legitimate President of the United States and you just can’t understand […]

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Death of Civility (again)

When Kevin at The Smallest Minority is moved to write something big, it is well worth your time to read it.  If you don’t get why there is a fundamental difference in the world view, rhetoric, and perceived acceptable actions of Leftists and Conservatives, (or worse, don’t get that there IS a fundamental difference) take […]

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Because America Sucks

Just ask any leftist.

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The Multiplier Effect

If you have never heard of the economic concept “multiplier effect,” your education is severely lacking. If you don’t really understand the concept, you can, at least to some degree, be forgiven because most of us don’t, especially the economists and politicians who are so fond of it. If you would like to understand it, […]

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Electoral college

Because I am working today, and because it has been a rather slow day, I have been following live reports on the electoral college voting.  According to the reports, Texas has just put Trump’s total over the 270 necessary for election.  Texas and California started their voting process at about the same time.  California is […]

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What is best in Life?

Probably this: http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/2016/12/conan-what-is-best-in-life.html

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Well, I think I might be able to explain that one…

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, a psychological Defense Mechanism is …in psychoanalytic theory, any of a group of mental processes that enables the mind to reach compromise solutions to conflicts that it is unable to resolve. The process is usually unconscious, and the compromise generally involves concealing from oneself internal drives or feelings that threaten […]

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Weekend Roundup

I install house arrest ankle bracelets part time on the weekend.  If I’ve had a particularly unusual day, I send an email to the boss on Sunday night so he knows what he’s walking into on Monday morning.  It also gives me a chance to vent a bit.  Here’s an excerpt from tonight’s email: Ok […]

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QOTD

From the Diplomad: …Meanwhile if you want to get ready for the impending arrival of Obamacare, visit your local DMV, but imagine it with the screams of the sick and dying.

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