Commentary

Wed
24
Dec

Tortured Reasoning

Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were "torture." But any serious discussion of a serious issue — and surely terrorism qualifies as serious — has to move beyond semantics and confront the ultimate question
 

 

Wed
17
Dec

A Vote of Confidence for Louisiana

Pulling off successful statewide elections is no easy task; especially those with as much attention and importance as Louisiana’s Congressional races in November and December. The tremendous effort of my staff along with our Clerks of 
Court, Registrars of Voters, Election Day Commissioners and many, many others reflect our collective commitment to
democracy and our respect for our sacred right to vote.
 
Wed
17
Dec

Stress: How the Body Reacts, Part III

Stress can reap havoc on the body and the various systems in the body. The body creates two stress hormones, cortisol and epinephrine. These two hormones come from two separate part of the brain through a signal sent to the brain.
 
Wed
10
Dec

Opinions Versus Facts

Everyone seems to have an opinion about the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri. But, as Daniel Patrick Moynihan used to say, "You're entitled to your own opinion but you're not entitled to your own facts."
 
Wed
10
Dec

Stress Symptoms: Physical, Emotional, and Behavioral

Stress does not affect everyone in the same ways. Our bodies are different and how we handle stress is different. In 2014, the American Institute of Stress rank the severity of stress and job pressure was the number one cause of stress in America
 
Wed
03
Dec

Beware of Our Betters

Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got ObamaCare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream media hesitated for days to even mention what Professor Gruber said, while they obsessed over unsubstantiated charges against Bill Cosby, should tell us a lot
about the media.
 
Wed
03
Dec

Stress: The Silent Killer

Hans Selye in 1936. Selye defined stress as “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”. In plain talk, stress is the body’s reaction to change. In science, stress is explained by Hooke’s Law of elasticity in 1658. It is the property of a material that resumes its original size and shape after having been compressed or stretched by an external force
 
Wed
26
Nov

Racial Quota Punishment

If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal government and the Minneapolis Public Schools should open their eyes.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Mind and Body: Part VI

This is the last in a series on the Mind and Body. The last five weeks has been devoted to the big connection the mind
and body have in many areas of emotional and physical health. It is important to know when our Creator created
man; He did so with the plan in mind to use both for His glory
 
Wed
19
Nov

What Happened?

Just what happened last week on election day? And what is going to happen in the years ahead? The most important thing
that happened last week was that the country dodged a bullet. 
 

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