The U.S. Census Bureau yesterday released its annual report “Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2005.” It’s not pretty. There are now at least 46.6 million Americans living without health insurance.The number is up 1.3 million over 2004 and it means that the percentage of Americans without health coverage increased from … Continue reading Census Bureau Report: Health Insurance Coverage Slips Again
Month: August 2006
Joshua Gross’ Dream Candidate Looks a Lot Like George Bush. Ya think?
Over at The Body Politic, Joshua Gross’ apologia for the neo-con disaster that is giving even giving Bush-Groupie Gresham Barrett heartburn, you can read his about dream candidate for the White House in 2008. Right beside his picture of a dapper, smiling Ronald Reagan, he says he wants a Presidential candidate who has/will:1. A National … Continue reading Joshua Gross’ Dream Candidate Looks a Lot Like George Bush. Ya think?
Babies, Anglicans and the End of the Reformation
I, for one, am really glad that the “orthodox Anglicans” have finally come out of their Papist closets and told us that, not only do they think some people (women, gays and lesbians) are not full members of the Body of Christ, but that the Bible commands Christians to have lots of babies.Stand Firm in … Continue reading Babies, Anglicans and the End of the Reformation
Living Bread–The 10th Sunday After Pentecost
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 13, 2006Deuteronomy 8: 1 - 10Psalm 34Ephesians 4: 25 - 5: 2John 6: 37 - 51They had, literally, been at their wit’s end for a generation. Promised a land of their own, they struggled mightily to claim it. In war after war, battle after battle, they struggled, against the odds, … Continue reading Living Bread–The 10th Sunday After Pentecost
Red Bull Madness, Absinthe and the War on Terror
Reefer Madness, the 1936 edu-ploitation film, which was part of the bizarre beginnings of the American “war on drugs,” told the tale of despotic youths whose cannibis-fueled rampages led to rape, murder, suicide and insanity. It was great fun, but never stopped a single jay from being toked through an alligator clip.A generation before, the … Continue reading Red Bull Madness, Absinthe and the War on Terror