Why life-saving medicine prices are about to skyrocket.
A brand new study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism offers media buffs plenty to chew on. Entitled “How Blogs and Social Media Agendas Relate and Differ from the Traditional Press,” the study “gathered a year of data on the top news stories discussed and linked to on blogs and social [...]
I was shocked. So there I am sitting on my bed. “Shelia” is on the phone with scratch marks across her tear-stained face, pleading for help, as her partner “Debbie” abuses her. It’s a familiar pattern: objects are thrown, Shelia is pushed around, and verbally assaulted. One day they’re holding hands and kissing at the [...]
“Once, there was a time” when I believed in National Geographic and in the British medical Journal The Lancet. I did not think they traded in propaganda, but in science and nature photography. But that was back in the era of the musical Beatles. Now, my views have changed. Reality has forced my hand. National [...]
Liberals are now trying to sell the fantasy, and maybe even convince themselves, that ObamaCare isn’t among the reasons Senator-elect Scott Brown is headed to Washington. One of the only Massachusetts exit polls doesn’t corroborate the story: Rasmussen reports that 51% of voters on Tuesday were opposed and 47% in favor—41% “strongly opposed” and just […]
A brief addition to yesterday’s post on Andrew Sullivan’s current avocation as Barack Obama’s pooper-scooper. I noted that Sullivan had fecklessly praised the President’s admirable “reticence” in avoiding the serious condemnation of Iran’s mullahs for their murder of protestors in the streets. By Sullivan’s twisted logic, Obama’s shameful silence had a golden lining: preventing Ahmadinejad’s [...]