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So You Think You Have Health Insurance?

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Take a look at this video titled "Insurance Jive" - it dramatizes the way that insurance companies in California have begun making a systematic practice of illegally cancelling people's policies if they actually have the nerve to get sick; in the actual case portrayed in the video, Health Net cancelled ...

WHO Updates AIDS Model - Guess Who Attaches Moral Judgement?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

The inclination to view natural disasters and disease as signs of God's wrath remains a frightening demonstration of the dangers of religious dogma. Time and again, a vocal group of religious leaders attribute these tragedies to the morality of those affected. One long standing example is HIV/AIDS, though there are ...

You Decide: Is The Bible Repulsive?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

All too often the Bible is used to selectively support the preferred ideology of various religious groups. Unfortunately, this "pick and choose" approach undermines the validity of the religion it is used to bolster and it also helps to expose the numerous contradictions that exist in the application of the ...

Bad Day To Be A Climate Change Denying Christian Creationist?

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Try as they might to undermine science, those who reject evolution and downplay the impact of man-made climate change will have to work overtime to deny newly revealed evidence of both. Time and again, creationist's contend that the fossil record lacks the transitional forms of life to support the theory ...

Death and Taxes

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

“Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin. But, since taxes are so certain it would make sense that we should understand the point of taxes. The conservatives have been crying for years now that our taxes are too high and they should be cut. The ...

Living Life On Death’s Game Board

Monday, March 31st, 2008

In the aftermath of my sisters serious illness this past week, I couldn’t help but share my contemplatio ns on life’s strange relationship with death. While we often do our best to avoid the subject, it consistently finds the means to inject itself into our consciousnes s. As she continues ...

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