Doctors vs. Gun Owners

Doctors (A)  The number of physicians in the  U.S. is 700,000. (B)  Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000. (C)  Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171. Statistics courtesy of  U.S. Dept of Health  and  Human Services. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now think about this: Guns (A)  The number of gun owners in the  U.S. is 80,000,000. (Yes, that's 80 million) (B)  The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is 1,500. (C)  The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is .000188. Statistics courtesy of FBI >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So,  statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Remember, 'Guns don't kill people, doctors do.' >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> FACT:  NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN, BUT Almost everyone has… Read More →

Innocence of Children

1) SEAT BELTSI was driving with my three young children one warm summer evening when a woman in the convertible ahead of us stood up and waved. She was stark naked! As I was reeling from the shock, I heard my 5-year-old shout from the back seat, 'Mom, that lady isn't wearing a seat belt!' 2) OPINIONS On the first day of school, a first-grader handed his teacher a note from his mother. The note read, 'The opinions expressed by this child are not necessarily those of his parents.'  3) KETCHUP A woman was trying hard to get the ketchup out of the jar. During her struggle the phone rang so she asked her 4-year-old daughter to answer the phone… Read More →

Proofreading is a Dying Art

Headlines Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter  This one I caught in the SGV Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this.  It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible!!!  They put in a correction the next day. ——————————————————————————————— Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says  No kidding, really? Ya think?  ————————————————————————————————- Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers    Now that's taking things a bit far!  ———————————————————————————————–Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over  What a guy!    ———————————————————————————————– Miners Refuse to Work after Death  No-good-for-nothing' lazy so-and-so's!  ———————————————————————————————Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant   See if that works any better than a fair trial!  ——————————————————————————————— War Dims… Read More →

Laugh Your Way to Health

by Cindie Leonard (NaturalNews) In Jimmy Buffett's famous song, "Changes in Latitudes," a key line in the chorus is: "If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane." This verse in this fun and somewhat philosophical song is supported by scientific research. Our mental health is positively enhanced by laughter. Using laughter as medicine is not a new concept. As early as the 14th Century, French surgeon Henri de Mondeville used humor therapy to aid recovery from surgery. He wrote: "Let the surgeon take care to regulate the whole regimen of the patient's life for joy and happiness, allowing his relatives and special friends to cheer him and by having someone tell him jokes." In the 1930s U.S. hospitals began… Read More →