Media (And Obama White House) Doing Best Claude Rains Impression

They’re shocked, SHOCKED, to find gambling going on in here that “the left” actually isn’t all Kum-ba-yah with the Obama agenda. I don’t move in the circles Kos does, and therefore don’t get reporters from Politico asking me for my thoughts by the end of the day on whether “the left” (why do people NEVER define this, especially when they wish to slag it off?) is having...

Health Care Anecdotes — And Data

One of the things I'm genuinely trying the hardest to work my way through with regard to the health care debate is the delicate balancing act that goes into how much credence to give first-hand accounts (i.e. - anecdotes) regarding various health care experiences. Here's what's been bugging me: here in the American south, I hear virtually nothing but negative stories about the system of VA...