A Bit of Churchillian Wisdom on Taxation

A Bit of Churchillian Wisdom on Taxation

“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Churchill with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Princess Anne, 10 February 1953.

FDA Authorizes First Oral Antiviral for Treatment of COVID-19

FDA Authorizes First Oral Antiviral for Treatment of COVID-19

Silver Spring, MD…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets, co-packaged for oral use) for the treatment of mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kilograms or about 88 pounds) with positive […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island and Ideological Founding Father

A Bit of Wisdom from Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island and Ideological Founding Father

Providence, RI…Roger Williams, 21 December 1603 – 15 March 1683. Minister, theologian, and author who founded Providence Plantations, which became the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, now the State of Rhode Island. He was a staunch advocate for religious freedom, separation of church and state, and fair dealings with Native Americans. His work […]

Estimates Show Slowest Growth on Record for the Nation’s Population

Estimates Show Slowest Growth on Record for the Nation’s Population

Washington, DC…According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Vintage 2021 national and state population estimates and components of change released today, the population of the United States grew in the past year by 392,665, or 0.1%, the lowest rate since the nation’s founding. The slow rate of growth can be attributed to decreased net international migration, decreased fertility, […]

Bits of Wisdom from Branch Rickey on His Birthday

Bits of Wisdom from Branch Rickey on His Birthday

“Luck is the residue of design.” Branch Rickey December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965 “Problems are the price you pay for progress.” Branch Rickey December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965 “Never surrender opportunity for security.” Branch Rickey December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965 “The man with the ball is responsible for what […]

Bits of Wisdom from Arthur C. Clarke

Bits of Wisdom from Arthur C. Clarke

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke December 16, 1917 – March 19, 2008 “The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.” Arthur C. Clarke December 16, 1917 – March 19, 2008

Bits of Wisdom from William C. Durant

Bits of Wisdom from William C. Durant

“The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.” ~ William C. Durant December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947 “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ William C. Durant December 8, 1861 […]

Cleveland Clinic Research Shows Drug in Viagra Reduced Likelihood of Developing Alzheimer’s By 69%

Cleveland Clinic Research Shows Drug in Viagra Reduced Likelihood of Developing Alzheimer’s By 69%

Cleveland, OH…..A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified sildenafil – an FDA-approved therapy for erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary hypertension (Revatio) – as a promising drug candidate to help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. According to findings published in Nature Aging, the research team, led by Feixiong Cheng, Ph.D., of Cleveland Clinic’s Genomic Medicine Institute, used computational methodology to […]