Tuesday, August 11, 2009

How 'Bout a Slice?

To put it in the most simplistic of terms, everyone involved in the healthcare reform debate--insurers, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, patients, small business owners, etc. etc. etc.--is validly or not decrying how much of the pie they may have to relinquish. Meanwhile, the almost 50 million of us without health insurance haven't got so much as a bite. Think about it.

As for the ignorant, Fox News-fed protesters who have no clue what they are actually protesting, this quote from Bill Maher pretty much sums it up:

"At a recent town-hall meeting in South Carolina, a man stood up and told his Congressman to 'keep your government hands off my Medicare,' which is kind of like driving cross country to protest highways."

With Venezuelan Oil Industry on Verge of Collapse Are The Chavistas Dancing In The Streets Yet?

The Independent : Despite having the greatest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s government is being forced to spend millions of dolla...