Healthcare

Irrational Belief Trumps Reason in an Unlikely Source

Irrational Belief Trumps Reason in an Unlikely Source

Bill Gates calls Steven Pinker’s new book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress, “My new favorite book of all time.” Pinker’s work is a 453 page, incredibly well researched tour de force on every aspect of life across the globe since...
Amazing Love that Healed a Wretch Like Me

Amazing Love that Healed a Wretch Like Me

We are blessed to have five grown children who, with their spouses, shine brightly–first as people, and then in the areas where they have focused their gifts and talents. Our oldest son, Parker, is a doctor in Austin, and he has written a moving opinion piece in...
Written In Stones

Written In Stones

After a season of grand political events, this month’s post will be more narrowly focused and personal. Last week I had my first-ever battle with kidney stones, from Saturday afternoon thru Thursday evening, when a surgeon at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta removed one...

Facilities Fees Facilitate Big Government

Whenever Big Government and Big Business show up arm-in-arm to “help”—run. That is a small but important part of what is happening in Health Care today.  Hospitals are, with funds provided exclusively to them by the government, buying up private doctors’ practices all...

The Morning After Pill for Obamacare

I’m not sure how the Catholic Church’s revolt against its principles being trampled by the central government will play out.  But here is a reflection. As simply as I can understand it, Obama’s first position was: Here is what you have to do, whether you like it or...