Author: Gary Kopycinski

Sun-Times Video: Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Lawyer Speaks

From the Chicago Sun-Times: WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, lived the high life by funnelling campaign funds to pay for more than 3,000 personal purchases, including flat-screen televisions, pricey memorabilia, appliances for their Chicago home, stuffed toys, mounted elk heads, health club dues[Read More…]

NYTimes: From Obama, a Proudly Liberal Message

From Ted Widmer, writing for the New York Times: THE bright blue tie worn by President Obama to his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening was an accurate barometer of the weather. This was the most Democratic State of the Union in some time, not just in the[Read More…]

Scientific American: Can Early Deep-Brain Stimulation Surgery Help More Parkinson’s Patients?

From Scientific American: Over the past decade a kind of brain surgery known as deep-brain stimulation (DBS) has helped some Parkinson’s disease sufferers develop better control of their physical movements. But the risks that come with the invasive procedure—not to mention the costs—keep physicians and patients cautious. The treatment is usually indicated[Read More…]