Voices of the Government Shutdown Victims

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

What’s With All This Government Shutdown Talk?

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

Not Authorized to Prescribe Drugs? Medicare Pays Anyway.

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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

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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

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

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

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

Beats the Alternative

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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.”

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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

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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.