Respectful Insolence

Archives for November 7, 2006

I voted a couple hours ago, and polls have just closed in my part of the country. All over the eastern part of the U.S., the counting of the votes is shifting into high gear. This election year saw some truly disgusting negative ads all over the country. Too bad none of them were like…

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds no. 3, vol. 7 has been posted at MSSP Nexus Blog. Time to get your weekly fix of the best of the medical blogosphere.

After not having written anything about the case of Abubakar Tariq Nadama, the five year old autistic boy who died as a result of chelation therapy administered to him to “cure” him of his autism, I revisited the case last week in light of the State of Pennsylvania filing charges against Dr. Kerry, the “alternative…

Election Day!

The polls are now open where I live. Don’t forget to get out there and vote! Too bad we don’t have a candidate like the one in the video to vote for. At least he’s honest. Heck, if any candidate ran a campaign like the one in the video above, I might even vote for…

Blaming Haggard’s wife for his going gay

OK, I wasn’t planning on writing on the whole Haggard imbroglio again. (Famous last words, eh?) Then, via Andrew Sullivan, I came across this little post by a blogging evangelical pastor from Seattle named Mark Driscoll: Most pastors I know do not have satisfying, free, sexual conversations and liberties with their wives. At the risk…