Two Cents Worth

Gary Kauffman
Well-researched news and opinions about current events.
Created 10 Feb 2021
  • A Twist on the Drunk Driving/Non-Vaccinated Analogy
    30 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Imagine the old-time comedy duo of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello performing a skit about the drunk driving/non-vaccine analogy. Photo by NBC Radio via Wikimedia. Yesterday I again heard the drunk driver...
  • Biden’s Bad Math Will Add Up to More Tax Money From Us
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Sheep are bad at math. The Democrats are hoping we are, too. Photo by Michal Matlon on Unsplash I’m no math genius, but one thing I’m sure of: If the price tag of something is, oh, say, 3.5 trillion d...
  • Government Hopes We’ll Keep Believing Its Lies
    27 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    The government tells us danger lurks on the lawn but they keep dancing on it, proving they’re lying. Photo by Clarisse Meyer on Unsplash For quite a while now conservatives have looked at the double s...
  • Border Crisis Feels Like Watching a Bad Movie
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Image by Reimund Bertrams from Pixabay It sounds like a scene from a low-budget movie: Mounted patrol officers whipping poor refugees trying to find a better life! The horror! That’s what big city jou...
  • FDA Approval Doesn’t Always Guarantee Safety
    20 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Image by Donald Clark from Pixabay In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration approved a medication called Chantix that doctors can prescribe to help their patients stop smoking. That drug is made by P...
  • A Shocking Development
    18 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Image by LukasBasel from Pixabay I just received a bit of a shock that I’m going to tell you about and, if you’re not sitting down you might want to find a chair before you read the next sentence. It ...
  • Vaccine Booster Test Results Might Make You Laugh Until You Die
    16 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Image by Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay Sometimes I run across statistics that seem so ludicrous I wonder if someone is pulling my leg – for example, Pfizer’s application briefing to have its vaccine boo...
  • Questions About Covid and Vaccines are Piling Up
    15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay I have so many questions: Why is the Federal government mandating a vaccine that already needs a booster shot? Will those getting the vaccine now need to take all thre...
  • Back to the Future on the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attack
    11 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    The aftermath of the World Trade Center a few days after 9/11. Photo by Chief Photographer’s Mate Eric J. TIlford via Wikimedia. It started out as a morning much like any other. After moving all the f...
  • Biden’s Mandate a Sign of Bigger Power Grabs to Come
    10 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    A protest in England against vaccine mandates. Will U.S. citizens stand strong as well? Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash President Joe Biden’s edict on Thursday pitting the vaccinated a...
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