VP Selection Process Is Flawed

It seems ridiculous that we put our presidential candidates through a 2 year vetting process, and then accept that the second in command can just appear out of nowhere, 2 months before the election. Sure, constitutionally the Veep has only 2 jobs, president of the Senate (which boils down to casting an occasional tie-breaking vote)… Continue reading VP Selection Process Is Flawed

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No Religious Test

“…no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States…” US Constitution Article VI Section 3. So what was the Rick Warren thing last night with Obama and McCain? How far have we fallen. Not only is belief in imaginary beings a prerequisite to becoming… Continue reading No Religious Test

The Crusades

An interesting event occurred at the MEPS (Military Entrance and Processing Station) earlier this week.  I’m the Chief Medical Officer there and that’s where I perform accession physicals for people who are interested in joining the military. First, here’s a little background: Prior to shipping to basic training, I perform a quick exam called an… Continue reading The Crusades