Tagged: Healthcare

Scientologist Son Dead At 16

Deviating from my normal routine, I’ll mention the death of Jett Travolta, John’s son. Apparently, the 16-year-old (who still has a nanny and baby-monitoring devices) hit his head and died in the bathroom this...

A “Nudge” in the Right Direction

George F. Will wrote an interesting article for Newsweek describing a philosophy two Obama advisers have espoused called “libertarian paternalism“. Thaler and Sunstein correctly assume that people are busy, their lives are increasingly complicated...

S-CHIP or Potato Chips?

As today’s Politico suggests, there appears to be a very bizarre sense of logic on Capitol Hill these days, even more so than usual: Mindful of the inequities, the White House is proposing to...

Health or Taxes?

A family of four who own their home, put their kids through top private schools via scholarships, and earn a middle-class income. Would you have guessed this would fit the perfect profile of a...

South Dakota Bans Abortions

South Dakota, as Mississippi will soon, has banned all abortions except those to save the life of the would-be mother. While I know it’s just because social conservatives want a crack at overturning Roe...

The Flour Disease

In a despicable display of selfish apathy towards a disease affecting millions of people worldwide, including whole generations of Africans, the right-wing has compared AIDS to a “flour disease”. Now, I won’t get on...