7 thoughts about Boston
I spent the morning yesterday with John Wordin, the founder of Ride2Recovery–the excellent bicycle racing therapy program for wounded veterans. He told me that several of his members, who are amputees, were in the Boston …
I’m worried about what happens if the Congress passes the tepid but worthy background checks measure being debated this week.
Congress will turn from do-nothing to no-dither
Back during the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney tried to make the argument that President Obama was soft on welfare reform. He missed the target. Welfare abuse has shifted to Social Security Disability.
My dear, dear friend David Kuo slipped away from us at 10:25 last night—April 5, 2013—after a courageous 10-year struggle against a cancer that was insidious and capricious, coming and going and finally staying. He was 44.
Obama barely scratches the surface of what needs to be done—there is no creative destruction in government, regulations pile up on top of each other like silt, generation after generation.
Why I’m for legalizing marijuana.
The key incentive for small businesses to support Obamacare was that they would be able to shop for the best deals in health care superstores — called exchanges. So why hasn’t the Administration built them?
Isn’t it interesting that North Korea’s ever more extravagant military threats aren’t drawing much media attention in the U.S.? No one really expects a war to break out. But what if one does?
General Eric Shinseki, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, appeared on CNN yesterday. The interview was a nothingburger, but I suppose we should be grateful that the Secretary has offered proof of his existence.
Eric Shinseki is a fine man, and a courageous one. He spoke truth to power at the beginning of the Iraq war. But he has not been an effective Sercretary of Veterans Affairs and it is time for him to go.
Washington is atwitter about Paul Ryan’s latest give-no-quarter budget. It is an absurd document, of course. But is it relevant? Probably not.