Health Care

Some Aide Is Getting Fired


Well, this morning the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee met for a hearing with the not-loaded-at-all title “Lines Crossed: Separation of Church and State. Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience?” The panel, which…

Breakfast in America: February 13, 2012

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Collecting some links for your amusement: James Fallows has a fascinating perspective on the Obama presidency by crafting a “historical” review from the perspective of the now. Iconoclast’s Squaretable riffs on the philosophical underpinnings of a question I raised while…

Follow-up On Catholic Health Care Issue


When I wrote yesterday that this firestorm in the media over Catholic Bishops complaining about being required to buy health insurance for their non-Church employees (e.g. Catholic hospital workers) that covers birth control was a story about nothing. It still…