Parent’s View: The Economic Impact of High Deductibles on Kids’ Health


Long lines at urgent care raise questions on the future of kids’ health.

Mental Illness Beggars Society

man on stairs

The USA’s mentally ill are spiralling into the dark side

7 Things Dads Need to Teach Daughters About Money


Many women are at a disadvantage regarding money and money management. Dads can change that by teaching their daughters seven easy money lessons early in life.

Wasn’t Obamacare Suppose To Fail?


It turns out a lot of those negative predictions you’ve been hearing for so long about Obamacare didn’t come true.

The Real Problem With The Hobby Lobby Decision


The Supreme Court’s recent ruling about birth control highlights a lot of problems in our society, but one of the biggest has to be our dysfunctional health care system itself.

“these kinds of insane charges…are the primary reasons people have trouble affording health care…”

Health Costs

This comment by Steve on the post The High Cost of A Cherry Popsicle (or The Lack of Healthcare Cost Transparency)

Twelve Things Americans Should Know

men and flags

Steve Jaeger’s list.

Front Row to a Dark Drama: A Good Man Loses


Reverend Neil O’Farrell with a heartbreaking story of homelessness and those times when our help feels helpless.

Income Inequality in America

income inequality

According to Chris Hicke, the biggest issue in the country is a symptom of cultural trends.

Noblesse Oblige = Being an Exceptional Human

Walter Devereux, first Earl of Essex

Tsach Gilboa looks at the idea of noble behavior in the context of the shenanigans in Washington, but more importantly, with the context of greater humanity.

The Homeless Helping the Homeless

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Around the country, people who have nothing are volunteering their time to help others.

Drop Out…or Suit Up?


The tectonic shift from full time jobs to flexible and temporary work

Unmarried and Unequal


Why The Alternatives to Marriage Project fights for unmarried equality.

The Dying Game


Can a merciless marketplace be entrusted with caring for people?



Seth Dombach looks fine, but he has suffered since birth with nearly constant pain from Short Bowel Syndrome.

What Freedom and China Have to Do With ObamaCare

claw arcade game stocked with cigarettes

“I saw that in the literal sense, China was freer than America.” Discipline, cigarette smoking, the quarter-life crisis, and the Affordable Care Act all figure into Brandon Ferdig’s essay on freedoms and their limits.