Respectful Insolence is a repository for the ramblings of the aforementioned pseudonymous surgeon/scientist concerning medicine and quackery, science and pseudoscience, history and pseudohistory, politics, and anything else that interests him (or pushes his buttons). Orac's motto: "A statement of fact cannot be insolent." (OK, maybe it can be just a little bit insolent.)
I'd just like to take this opportunity to wish my Dad a very happy birthday! In fact, he and my Mom are coming out to visit next week, and I can't wait. It's been a while...