By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Many questions, few answers
Placeholder Image
The late, great George Carlin was a man of many inspired observations on our society. One of many things he noted, and rightfully skewered, is the fact that you don’t really see many class clowns any more – because their parents put them all on Ritalin. Even before we got into the pros and cons, of which I believe there are virtually none for the former and many for the latter -- of severely medicating millions of children at very young ages, the truly sad part is this consequence, intended or not, to stifle creativity and natural exuberance for what largely seems to be for the sake of convenience.