Archives for November, 2007
As a result of the veto by Bush of the the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, if the veto is not overriden by Congress, the NIH will receive a de facto 3.7% funding cut:
ScienceBlogling Razib comments on Republican rising star Bobby Jindal‘s “very weak understanding of evolution, or, a purposeful misrepresentation” (bold Razib’s):
First of all, thank you to everyone who commented on my post about COBRA. One of the odd things about the situation was that I was screwed by the calendar: had I switched jobs during a calendar month, I wouldn’t have to have picked up my own health insurance. This doesn’t alleviate other inefficiencies, such…
The WarDefense Department claims that ‘only’ 30,000 U.S. servicemen have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. But that number is a gross underestimate:
If you’re in Boston, the Boston Public Library at Copley Square is having a free exhibition of The New Yorker cartoonist William “King of Cartoons” Steig‘s work. It’s worth seeing.
…and you still get hosed by the U.S. healthcare system. I recently switched jobs (this is a good thing), and the joys of our wonderful healthcare system become so apparent.