THE CHANCELLORS’S NEW CAR “I’m not coming from San Francisco. I am not a Beverly Hills person,” he said. “Most of my board members never (wear) ties ... and they drive pickup trucks,—and in fact, I will be driving a truck too.” That was the new North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, quoted in … Continue reading Weekenders

A Sad Time For America

The article I wrote on the Affordable Care Act last week, quoting liberally from information provided by the Kaiser Family Foundation, generated about the most response I've gotten on anything I have written on this blog. It's an issue that brings out strong passions, yet it remains one of the least-understood pieces of Legislation ever … Continue reading A Sad Time For America

What Obamacare Does and Doesn’t Do

I am sick and damn tired of all these uninformed, misinformed, sanctimonious President Obama-haters who are using the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, as a whipping post to try to get rid of the President and all Democrats now holding elective office. The elected office holders and candidates, like Romney … Continue reading What Obamacare Does and Doesn’t Do