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Soda. All the Calories of Beer with None of the Positive Side Effects

November 15, 2012

After he lost about 324 pounds or so a few years ago to run for President, Mike Huckabee said something I’ll never forget:  “never drink calories.”  Although I’ll never eliminate the liquid calorie from my daily activities, I do try to cut back on certain things, like soda or Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee (that one [...]

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Have a Pint to Think Outside the Box

April 11, 2012

According to some study done by practitioners of the soft science at the University of Illinois, downing a couple of pints can help stimulate creative thinking.  You can’t get carried away though; the benefits wear off if you’re too sloshed: Author Jennifer Wiley told the Daily Mail: “We tested what happens when people are slightly [...]

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Unhappy About the Demise of the Incandescent Light Bulb? Drink Beer!

February 19, 2011

They’ve already gone after light bulbs.  Next year, the incandescent bulb will be illegal and everyone in America will be forced to buy compact florescent  bulbs for their homes.  All this under the guise of reducing one’s carbon footprint and helping saving the planet from that hoax perpetrated with fake data by junk scientists  known [...]

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Coming Soon: Beer Pioneers

August 6, 2009

In 1978, changes to U.S. law allowed for the existence of Microbreweries (one of the few good laws to come out of the Carter administration).  Led by the Boston Beer Company, the U.S. Craft Beer movement created many fabulous brews that are enjoyed by beer lovers here in the states, and worldwide.  Next summer, a [...]

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The Drinking Age

February 22, 2009

A bill has been introduced into the Minnesota State Legislature to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18, as well as to allow children above age 16 to be served in restaurants and bars when accompanied by their parents.  The reasoning for the bill is due to the economic hard times to provide a [...]

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Some Joyless Brits Want To Ban Happy Hour

November 9, 2008

It’s no secret that our British friends like to have a good time with the drink.  I look back upon my own time doing it with them with great fondness. Unfortunately, some British lawmakers are allowing their love of government to trump the right of the individual to enjoy his free time.  Some British lawmakers [...]

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