Portents of Doom

Yes, Congress and the White House managed to punt on any real solutions to our ever-growing debt crisis, reaching a deal that raised a lot of taxes but cut no spending. Yet the real signal that we are truly doomed

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I’d Like a Thick Crust Large Pepperoni Pizza, Hold the Contraceptive Mandate

    Add Tom Monaghan’s lawsuit against the contraceptive mandate to the list of those granted injunctive relief: A federal judge has ordered a temporary halt on the Obama administration’s birth-control coverage policy for Tom Monaghan, the Catholic billionaire who

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New, Shocking Study Finds Humans Are Not Standardized!

Folks here probably know about the BMI– and possibly are familiar with my, ahem, “issues” with it as a tool of diagnosis; anything that bases treatment choices on the assumption that bones, fat and muscle all weigh the same, and

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The Actual Fiscal Cliff

  Well the so-called Fiscal Cliff was avoided through the mechanism that I predicted back in November:   What will happen I suspect is that the fiscal cliff will be avoided through taxes increasing on “the rich”, that will produce

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HHS Contraception Mandate Encountering Rough Reception in Court

      Federal Circuit Courts are granting injunctive relief to plaintiffs in suits alleging that the contaceptive mandate violates both the First Amendment free exercise clause and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act:   On Dec. 28, 2012, the U.S. Court

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