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I’ve gotten enough pushback on using “Obamacare” for the health care proposals that I’m changing this to the more cumbersome “health care reform,” but for me “Obamacare” is not about a top-down heavy-handed left-wing attempt to socialize our country, but […]

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I’m sorry, but many Americans simply do not trust the Federal use of funds. I have clipped a few lines from the CNN.com report about the fiasco with funds — bonuses — at the VA and this report is tapping […]

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Just in case you didn’t see this CNN.com piece, Mitt Romney (R), as governor of the Democratic State of Massachusetts, designed a mandatory insurance for all folks in Massachusetts. I hear about 97% are insured etc. (Just in case you […]

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Scot, Most days, as I leave my job at the community college, these people are standing at the intersection holding up very large posters of aborted fetuses. Yesterday, there was only one poster holder, but several students were holding up […]

David Bentley Hart, a historian of ideas, Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies , examines “faith and reason” to provide historical context for what has happened with New Atheists. The New Atheists, he contends, propagate a myth […]

Let’s say the analysis is accurate: that insurance premiums are too high, that drug prices are too high, that medical expenses in general are too high. Let’s also agree that these costs are hurting our country’s health care plans and […]

The recent inflagration in rhetoric, comparing Obama to socialism or Hitler and the like, is a lazy, morally inexcusable way of getting an emotional response and often carried off in the absence of concrete evidence or knowledge of actual policy. […]

This from this morning’s NY Times by Paul Krugman. Are these the big options for Obamacare? Let’s talk about health care around the advanced world. Every wealthy country other than the United States guarantees essential care to all its citizens. […]

David Bentley Hart, a historian of ideas, Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies , examines “faith and reason” to provide historical context for what has happened with New Atheists. Did history move from the Age of Faith […]

Let’s do what not all of the Town Hall meetings are not accomplishing. Let’s discuss with civility Obamacare, by which I mean President Obama’s very serious proposals for health care reform, and let’s discuss today this question: What are the […]

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