Blogs by Month: 12 2009

Smoking Bans For Healthcare Workers

12.29.09 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[0]

Download MP3 The new year is just around the corner and starting on January 1st, a couple of hospitals in Williamsport -- and one just outside of Williamsport -- will ban smokers from being hired. Job seekers can reapply for ...

The Separation of Christ and Christmas

12.22.09 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[0]

Download MP3 Every year around this time there is controversy over nativity scenes on public property. For example, in late November a Harrisburg newspaper -- “The Patriot News” -- reported on a demonstration in ...

Odd-Even Parking Is Just...Odd

12.15.09 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[0]

Download MP3 It's that time of year again in many municipalities when citizens are turned into mice and required by law to scurry around and move their cars to the odd numbered side of the road on odd calendar days and to the ...

Remember the True Meaning of Christmas

12.08.09 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[1]

Download MP3 Thanksgiving is over, Black Friday is in the rear view mirror, and Christmas is straight ahead. Unfortunately, for many people the holiday season is one big rat race. All too often the Christmas season is a ...

Cell Phone Legislation in PA: Good, But Not Great

12.01.09 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[1]

Download MP3 In a recent commentary I criticized the Keystone State for failing to ban texting while driving and the use of handheld cell phones behind the wheel. I argued that this state of affairs was both dangerous and ...