Monthly Archives: August 2010

Save the environment – call a plumber

After my last letter to the editor got published, the Wife made remarks implying I’m using too many numbers and esoteric economic concepts, which could keep my ideas from being clearly conveyed. Actually, her exact words were “would you quit … Continue reading

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Brother, can you spare a kidney?

[Submitted/published State Journal-Register] Regarding SJ-R’s “Organ failure” article on the kidney donor shortage, I’d like to suggest a little math and some simple economics. First the math.  The “By the numbers” insert summarized the approximately 3,900 people on Illinois’ transplant … Continue reading

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