Watermelon, Man!

Watermelon, Man! by Michael Braunstein I only met Herbie Hancock twice (so far). More on that later. Seems that one cannot listen to sports or talk radio, watch cable television for more than 30 minutes, without hearing or seeing a commercial for “low T.” And that means you all know what “low T” is. Yep, […]

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Can It, Why Don’t Ya?

Can It, Why Don’t Ya? Michael Braunstein “An army marches on its stomach.”  Napoleon conquered Europe. But he couldn’t have done it without Nicolas Appert. Appert was a candyman, a confectioner. He dabbled with ways of preserving foods. Napoleon, considered the source of that famous quote, offered a 12,000 franc reward to any inventor who […]

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Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air by Michael Braunstein We’ve done it to ourselves since the beginning of time. Roughly allegorized in the Bible’s Book of Genesis as “eating from the Tree of Knowledge,” mankind’s first sin was duly noted as thinking we know better than Nature or God or the Divine Plan, whatever you want […]

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Omaha Health Expo This Weekend

Omaha Health Expo This Weekend Cardiologist Richard Collins said it succinctly. “If I’m in the ER with a heart attack, I don’t want the doc to come in and put a broccoli sprig on my chest.” Dr. Collins was speaking during an interview on the Heartland Healing television program and at the time was chief […]

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Omaha Health Expo 2020

Omaha Health Expo 2020 by Michael Braunstein On Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, the 13th annual Omaha Health Expo will again offer visitors the opportunity to escape the clutches of the quasi-military branch of government known as Western medicine. There is no way getting around it. As John Lennon sang, “…strange days, indeed, […]

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No Soap Like Real Soap

No Soap Like Real Soap by Michael Braunstein How did we get talked into this? How did anyone convince us that it is a good idea to rub chemicals on our bodies? That’s a huge question that could cover a lot of ground to answer; involving control, marketing, greed and the human proclivity to be […]

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Summer Help is Here

Summer Help is Here by Michael Braunstein What’s the matter, Bunky? Are you “up to here” with masks and social distancing? Is the ongoing world war between Anarchy and Civilization getting you down? Is the constant political banter boring you to death? And have you grown fatigued by the constant lies and deception of the […]

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Stressed Much?

Stressed Much? by Michael Braunstein When did you ever think you’d wish all you had to worry about was a murderous hornet the size of a clothespin? Oh, wait. Many of you don’t know what a clothespin is. Okay, never mind. The year 2020 has gotten off to a pretty rocky start. Contrived political chaos […]

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Blinded by Science

Blinded by Science by Michael Braunstein Hey, I may be wrong about this. I can’t prove it but I think science has left the barn. You see, when I was in school, (just a few brief decades ago,) I was taught that science was pretty much based on stuff you could prove. If you did […]

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