Three Days of Peace and Music

August 18, 2009

This past weekend marked the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. Woodstock always will be remembered as a defining moment of the late 1960s, and as with most…

Stay Hydrated for School Sports

August 13, 2009

For student athletes, August and September are crucial months for fall sports. Teams are chosen, and practice gets more intense as the lessons of summer…

Get Your Caffeine

August 11, 2009

As some of you may have heard, Google is debuting its new and (hopefully) improved search engine, Google Caffeine, for testing and feedback. Like the…

We're Having a Heat Wave...

August 10, 2009

Whew...don't know what the weather is like where you are, but here in Washington, we're having a heat wave. Today is day two - and afternoon heat indices…

An Outside Perspective on Obesity

July 30, 2009

Well, Sip & Savor has spent much time this week and prior weeks talking about the flaws in arguments and data presented by advocates who want to raise taxes…

There They Go Again – Spinning Data

July 28, 2009

The health advocates gathered in Washington yesterday to make their case for taxing groceries to pay for health reform. They did so by making often tenuous…

Puncturing the Twisted Rhetoric

July 27, 2009

Our critics love to roll out "scientific data" that is often ripe with half the story or, at least, not the complete story. Or the story isn't always presented…

Perspective

July 21, 2009

President Obama is right. Reforming health care is tough; otherwise it would have been done by now. And he gets credit for taking on such a complex issue…

Navigating Tough Waters on Health Care Reform

July 20, 2009

A new poll released last week, underscored the difficulty of expanding taxes on middle-class families and their groceries like soft drinks, juice drinks…

President Re-Commits to No Tax Hike Pledge

July 15, 2009

President Obama created a pretty clear standard on his campaign that he carried through into his presidency: that he would not raise taxes on the middle…