Tag Archives: health care

A Republican Drama

Via @Billy, Just Billy, who saved screenshots: As a young adult in perfect health, why should I be FORCED to pay for insurance I don't want and likely won't need? — Sassy Gay Republican (@sassygayrepub) March 6, 2017 Don't throw … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Have a Long List of Scary Warnings than Nothing at All

I recently participated in a coversation—or maybe I’m conflating two or more conversations, but no matter—in which my interlocutor said that she prefers alt-med natural remedies because mainstream drugs all have a long list of scary potential side effects. But … Continue reading

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Some Bloody Obvious Observations About Health Care

In all the recent talk about US health care reform, one comparison that hasn’t been made enough, IMO, is with public schools. Yes, US public schools have their share of problems (don’t get me started on students who can’t find … Continue reading

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