Month: July 2009

Has the Economy ‘Turned a Corner’?

Are we pulling out of this recession? Economists are beginning to make comments to the effect of “the numbers we see indicate that things are improving”, but they do not show these numbers. These economists (and their interviewers) are content…

Health Care: US vs World

As the Obama administration prepares to reform health care in the US, there’s relatively little news coverage comparing the US system to other similar countries around the world. If indeed the US were planning on going alone and creating new…

Rush Limbaugh, Exercise and Health Care

Recently Rush Limbaugh claimed that “exercise freaks” are running up the cost of health care. Audio and a transcript of his quote are below. I think those of you that regularly exercise — playing softball, baseball, basketball, soccer, mountain biking,…