Reigning In The Nanny State

by Dr Joe Kosterich

enjoying-life-300x200I have written often about the nanny state zealots who want to control all the actions of people rather than provide them with information and also allow them to make choices. Australia has the dubious distinction of being a world leader in nannying and nagging.

But there is some good news. A senate inquiry is underway to examine laws that restrict personal choice for the individuals own good. Senator David Leyonhjelm has “declared war” on regulations that prevent Australians having fun at their own risk. Continue reading “Reigning In The Nanny State”

Hijacking Of The English Language


In my world, black used to mean black and white was white. Male referred to masculinity and female was femininity. Today, the lines have become so blurred due to political correctness, that we have changed the meaning of words as they were intended, and woe is the person who uses them in the wrong “context”. Here are some that annoy me:

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Looking Back Fondly on The Memories

CCI23092014_2With so much attention today on Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, it is great to be able to look back, reminisce and REMEMBER. We all have those special memories in many areas of our lives, whether business or personal. Memories are not just about the good old days, but they are a way of reflecting how far you have come in your life. My chiropractic profession gave me the opportunity to meet thousands of patients over a span of 40 years. There were many situations and people that made it a very interesting and fun profession to be in, and I appreciate having those experiences. Continue reading “Looking Back Fondly on The Memories”