Tiger takes a walk on the High Line
Women 'view modesty as sign of weakness'
The WaPo doesn't get it
Report: Connecticut No. 2 In Unfunded Pension Liability
In recent months a New Jersey jury ordered a rheumatologist to pay $400,000 for not providing a deaf patient with a sign language interpreter at his own expense...
Related: Jury Damage Award Could Close Calif. Healthcare Facilities
Megatool Prince Charles Declares He's Here to Save the Planet or Something
The Ruling Class Tosses Americans Overboard
Young Illegals Out Themselves, Daring To Be Deported
Americans Cut Back On Visits To Doctor
Alcohol Use Now at 25-Year High
Palin: Obama lacks 'the cojones' to tackle immigration
Michelle: Summer of Corruption: Maxine Waters/OneUnited Bank refresher course\
The yacht vs. the pickup truck - Democrats are now the party of perceived privilege, and GOP is the party of the people
Related: the story of two weddings. Also related: Dems are the party of the rich
Surber: It was not a stimulus. It was a raid on the Treasury
That's what happens under government medicine. Political considerations are substituted for medical judgment, and over time many doctors and nurses, government employees all, come to view their patients much as postal employees view the letters and packages they sort. With no competition, patients have no choices, and the quality of care steadily erodes even as the price--like the price of everything run by government--rises.
Gateway: Itís Back: Public Option Again Rears Itís Ugly Head
Can Rubio win?
NYT Blogger Who Knocked Fox News' Audience Diversity Has the Same Problem
Something we can learn from Cuba:
After the crash of the former Soviet bloc, Cuba's cash-strapped government in the 1990s approved a wide range of self-employment. Positions such as beauticians, dog groomers, small restaurant owners and even lighter refillers were legalized as long as workers got licenses and paid taxes.
But social resentment emerged as an issue when some workers, particularly in small private restaurants, achieved dramatic levels of success.
The government began increasing taxation and regulation, and decreasing license-granting, until the self-employed sector was largely rendered paralyzed, like the rest of the economy.