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.

Voices of the Government Shutdown Victims


For furloughed US employees and their families, the uphill struggle becomes more difficult by the hour.

What’s With All This Government Shutdown Talk?


A few things you need to know about the potential government shutdown.

Not Authorized to Prescribe Drugs? Medicare Pays Anyway.


Hundreds of thousands of times each year, Medicare pays for prescriptions purportedly written by massage therapists, athletic trainers, interpreters and others who aren’t allowed to prescribe drugs, according to a new federal report.

Bush in Rehab


Can George W. Bush’s presidency be redeemed? Greg Olear takes a closer look.

THE YOUNG TURKS: GOP Politician Says No Sex-Changes Because ‘I Like Being a Boy’ (VIDEO)

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Is it funny to politicians to take the most childish, selfish position on real issues?

Back To Business


Ken Goldstein favors a pro-business compromise on the economy.

Have a Heart! Legally, I Must Explain Organ Donation to My 7-Year-Old.


Getting a child’s informed consent to donate their organs is as much fun as it sounds.

Beats the Alternative


What makes it so hard to be old?

“So then the morbidly obese would be best since they die off quicker? People living longer costs more money.”


These are comments by Mike L and Archy on the post “I Don’t Need to Explain My Fat to You”.

Occupy Versus the Tea Party: Reconsidered


Sure, they’re both movements for change, Matthew Salesses writes, but the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street are fundamental opposites.

Rape-ish, Rape-esque, Rape-like: What Is Going On?

Abortion is not Healthcare

Our government is run by either a bunch of bumbling buffoons, or evil henchmen trying to alienate women and not help those impregnated against their will.