Obama Birth Control Compromise Is Popular

By: Thursday February 23, 2012 7:21 am

The “compromise” President Obama worked out to provide free birth control to women even if they work at institutions affiliated with religious groups that oppose contraception is broadly popular according to Quinnipiac polling. American voters approve 54 – 38 percent of Obama’s compromise concerning insurance coverage for birth control for employees of religious-affiliated institutions. Men [...]

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Requirement for Contraception Insurance Coverage

By: Wednesday February 15, 2012 7:31 am

Even though there was a lot of hyperventilating about how the original rule requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives as part of free preventive care might hurt President Obama politically, the reality is the vast majority of the country supports the idea. From CBS News polling: According to a survey, conducted between Feb. [...]

GOP Fully Committed to Public Fight on Birth Control Regulation

By: Wednesday February 8, 2012 10:51 am

The Republican Party has apparently decided that they really want to have a big public fight with President Obama over whether or not employers with connections to religious institutions should be required to provide birth control as part of their employees’ health insurance. The GOP is acting like they believe the issue is a political [...]

Why the Market Will Not Reduce Health Care Costs

By: Monday June 20, 2011 10:27 am

Looking at how the incentives in our health care market are currently set up, there is little reason to hope the “market” will magically come up with innovations to reduce our national health care spending. It is no surprise given looking at our structural innovation issues that for decades we have seen health care cost grow so rapidly.

L-Words: Lindsay Lohan & Girlfriend Blog About Palin

By: Tuesday September 16, 2008 1:23 am

Former bad girl and rehab-frequent flyer  Lindsay Lohan is settling down since starting a serious relationship with DJ Samantha Ronson. The couple has some thoughts about Sarah Palin which they shared in Ronson’s blog. Excerpts include: Is it a sin to be gay? Should it be a sin to be straight? Or to use birth [...]