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Friday, October 23, 2009

It's sort of a fraternity type of thing - the way senior citizens acknowledge each other at the fitness gym. You know what I mean. The way motorcycle riders or Jeep Wrangler drivers wave at each other whether they know each other or not.

So it has been at Steel Fitness when I went in for workouts during the recent 21-day health and fitness program in which editor Deb Galbraith and I enrolled. The older folks just sort of acknowledge each other as if to say "Glad to see you're still healthy enough to do something like this! We better enjoy it while we can!"

Monday, October 12, 2009

The U.S. Senate is considering a $4 billion per year tax on manufacturers of medical devices and diagnostic products that would have serious implications for the future of medical innovation in America and for the Lehigh Valley economy.

Friday, October 2, 2009

(Jim Castagnera is a university attorney and author of Al Qaeda Goes to College [Praeger 2009]. The Jim Thorpe native is also a former TIMES NEWS columnist.)

The generals are demanding more troops and the president appears prepared to oblige. For a sixty-something American male, this sounds ominously like Vietnam, Westmoreland, and LBJ.

For historians versed in Afghanistan's bloody modern history, the echoes sound louder and deeper.