Investors Business Daily Puts Its Thumb On The (Medical) Scale – Again

Investors’ Business Daily is out with a new editorial, crowing that their much-maligned 2009 survey of doctors (which trumpeted the alarming headline that 45% of doctors would consider quitting practice if health care reform passed) has now been vindicated by a new survey showing very similar results to IBD’s conveniently-timed 2009 poll. During the white-hot war in the fall of 2009 over...

Daniel Ellsberg on WikiLeaks

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Juvenal, ca 100 CE (also, Alan Moore, 1985)Things are moving fast in the story of large government and financial interests’ moves against WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. First came the unprecedented international arrest warrant for sorta-unspecified sex crimes charges in Sweden. Then came news Assange had turned himself in to the British bobbies. Then...