Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

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* Convinced that the son they know and love is still “in there,” Chris’s parents have spent the past three years searching for a way to bring him back out. So far, their best hope has come from an unlikely source: Ambien. A growing body of case reports suggests that the popular sleep aid can have a profound — and paradoxical — effect on patients like Chris. Rather than put them to sleep, both Ambien and its generic twin, zolpidem, appear to awaken at least some of them. The early reports were so pronounced that until recently, doctors had a hard time believing them. Only now, more than a decade after the initial discovery, are they taking a closer look.

Report: Scientific research on chimpanzees “unjustified,” should be limited.

* DOJ Uncovers Rampant Lawbreaking By Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

* Rest in peace, Joe Simon.

The bill authorizing indefinite detention without trial was co-sponsored by one of the two main 2008 presidential candidates. It will soon be signed by the other main candidate from that election. No matter which of them you supported in 2008, this is what you got.

And the Newtpocalypse has begun.

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  1. It’s moments like this, the indefinite detention bill, that really make me wonder about Obama. Republicans hate him now — just imagine if the man most of us thought we had elected had actually taken office!

    This is not to say he hasn’t done some good as President, just that his re-election seems to hinge on the competition being some of the worst and least qualified people on the face of the planet.

    Fred

    December 17, 2011 at 4:31 pm


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