Monday, August 10th, 2009
Greetings from Sedona, Benny Fans! I hope you made some extra “scratch” with my picks from last week…and donated some of your profits to your local animal shelter?
I ran out of liver treats this week so I went to my local Walgreen’s to pick up some up and while I was there, I made an interesting observation. There was a long line at the Pharmacy. I noticed the people were all age groups. . . seniors, boomers, middle age, and younger folks. Another thing I noticed is that they all had something in common. They were all asking for the same drugs. They were asking for all the drugs they saw on TV. Apparently, they all got these diseases after they watched the commercials. Before they saw the commercial, did they know they were sick? Apparently not. They might have known they were depressed, but they sure didn’t know that this new drug would could boost the power of their depression medicine…making it more powerful. It’s like Prozac-Helper! Wow, an old concept from the 1960′s applied to modern medicine! And they used to think when their foot fell asleep, it was natural. Continue reading »
Monday, June 29th, 2009
Howdy Benny Fans! I hope you had a good weekend…I chased lizards all around the patio this afternoon – what fun that was! I didn’t catch any, as they are trickier than Goldman Sachs… but I got some sun and burned off a few calories…let’s get down to business!
Benny’s Rant… The rise in health care costs has become a nightmare for American businesses and consumers. Too much involvement by the Government in the health care process, too many lobbyists, the malpractice industry running out of control, and the relentless barrage of commercials on TV for pharmaceuticals that nobody really needs for new diseases that didn’t exist before (e.g. restless leg, P.A.D., and BBS…bird breath syndrome) keep the whole system spinning out of control with Big Pharma and Big Insurance raking in billions. Continue reading »