The War Against Reason

After a decade of bleak and expensive wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is a repetitive push in the media and public discussion  for a new conquest with Iran. The incentive is not only to have more control of the region’s oil distribution but also to limit Iran’s power as a nuclear threat. Iranians have […]

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Trisomy 18 Without Health Insurance

Rick Santorum is canceling Sunday events leading up to the Florida Primary after his daughter, Isabella, has been admitted to the hospital, likely due to complications related to her condition Trisomy 18.  Full public statement here.  Luckily Santorum is adequately covered with Health Insurance. For the other 50 million Americans without health coverage, Rick Santorum […]

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Newt Gingrich and Child Labor

Newt Gingrich is an interesting man to say the least. In keeping with the determination of the GOP opposition to organized labor, he has come up with a proposal to fire school janitors and replace them with child laborers. He faults “the core policies of protecting unionization and bureaucratization” for “crippling” children, telling a Harvard […]

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