Gongol.com Archives: November 2009
Brian Gongol


November 13, 2009

Health FDA warns alcoholic caffeinated beverage manufacturers it's taking a closer look at them
But they're still not going to be able to stop anyone from making a vodka Red Bull at home or ordering a Jack and Coke at the bar. So what's to be gained by new government action? Problem drinking is problem drinking -- that people mix their stimulants and their depressants dangerously still doesn't really alter the situation. Let's have the FDA get to work on the backlog of drugs looking for approval instead of looking for new things to regulate.

Business and Finance Jack Welch quits column-writing for Business Week
Effectively says four years of weekly columns were too much work. But here's the thing: It's not too much work. People write all the time, and in greater volumes than a once-weekly column. The reverence paid to Welch as a "great manager" has always seemed a bit too lapdog-ish anyway.

Water News Virginia power outage hits water supplies

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