Roe v. Wade
Current Events, Just musing

What would repealing Roe v. Wade really mean?

In today's episode, as much as I would like to move to a different subject, it's hard to not get sucked into the continued imbroglio surrounding Roe v. Wade. Initially, a few days ago, I approached the news cycle solely as it related to the leak. This is still the most important element and I… Continue reading What would repealing Roe v. Wade really mean?

The science has changed
Current Events, Just musing

Something’s changing but it’s not the science

In this episode, I open with the unbelievable metamorphosis science has undergone in the last few days. Masks no longer work, kids do not need to wear them in school, mandates are not necessary and life should go back to normal. What an amazing turnaround! As Dr. Leana Wen stated on CNN, "The science has… Continue reading Something’s changing but it’s not the science

Current Events

Sequestration Review – in case you’ve forgotten how we got here.

If the Super Committee failed to reach an agreement (which was pretty much a foregone conclusion), then a “sequester” would kick in, forcing automatic budget “cuts.” The automatic budget “cuts” were designed to be to some of the most basic functions of the Federal Government – ie. Defense spending, and to programs that had some of the most visibly painful consequences if cut.