Tag Archives: health care

Taking the finger instead of giving it

Used to be when people got mad, they might give you the finger.  Apparently, that’s old hat, and now they take the finger instead, in this case, biting it off: California authorities say a clash between opponents and supporters of health care reform ended with one man biting off another man’s finger. When I read […]

The most sense I’ve heard anyone make yet about health care reform

A Facebook friend posted the link to this article, and because my friend leans leftward, and the piece is in the Atlantic, and ran six pages, and is entitled “How American Health Care Killed My Father” (here we go with a diatribe about the evils of health care being a commodity not a right, I […]

Luján healthcare townhall tonight

Today, Mon. Aug 17 at 7:00 p.m. Northern New Mexico’s Congressman, Ben Ray Luján, is holding a healthcare town hall at the Unitarian Church at 107 W. Barcelona Rd.  It will feature a panel discussion with  health care professionals — no doubt cherrypicked by Mr. Luján so that they will all say health care reform […]

OH Mommy kicks off her stilettos and gets political

OH Mommy is the moniker of Pauline Karwowski, author of the blog Classy Chaos.  She’s listed on my friend MIT Mommy‘s blogroll, and I stop by periodically for a dose of something light and entertaining when I’ve had enough for the moment of politics.  OH Mommy never writes about politics, or at least not that […]

Let them read the Constitution

My NMI column this week isi a response to last week’s piece on socialized medicine, which generated over 100 comments, breaking the NMI record. The comment war on today’s column has already begun.

Angry leftists help right wing nut job break record

My editor at NMI tells me I’ve broken their record for comments — 100 so far on my health care column. Many of these, naturally, are from leftists insulting me, telling me I have no idea what I’m talking about, that there are no facts or evidence in the column (um, it’s an opinion piece, […]

Health care is broken but the government can’t fix it

This week’s NM Independent column. It’s already been up long enough for teenage commenters to begin calling me ignorant.