Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 30, 2007

Bush on health care

If you want to know how clueless our current President is about healthcare and the uninsured, just check out this quote from a speech he gave recently: The immediate goal is to make sure there are more people on private insurance plans. I mean, people have access to health care in America. After all, you…

Resolution of the Tripoli Six story

I’ve been a bit remiss about reporting an update on the Tripoli Six, six foreign health care workers who were falsely accused of intentionally infecting children at a hospital in Libya with HIV, leading to their being convicted and sentenced to death. The evidence against them was crap, and scientific analyses showed that the strain…

Confusion due to cancer care choices

Saturday, I thought that I knew what I’d be writing about for Monday, which, I’ve learned from my two and a half years of blogging, is a great thing when it happens. A certain Libertarian comic had decided that he wanted to argue some more about secondhand smoke and indoor smoking bans, starting a few…