BBC News is reporting that the mother of a 15-year-old girl who has severe cerebral palsy is asking doctors to perform a hysterectomy on the girl. The mother’s reason? To prevent her disabled da
Via Yglesias, I watched this ad, which apparently aired during the Redskins game yesterday (I wouldn’t know). There’s much that’s good about this ad; encouraging parents to talk to t
Via Yglesias, a fun and interesting Sunday morning diversion: check out this website that uses census data to give you the demographic of your ZIP code. Especially interesting for you new yorkers, whe
…that the quality and quantity of healthcare is vastly different depending on where you live, what your racial and ethnic background is, and how much money you have. And the differences are espe
Today in the NY Times Thursday Styles section, that bastion of feminism, there’s an article called “Is the ‘Mom Job’ Really Necessary?” I could not fathom what this artic
Well you can say one thing about President Bush: he’s a politicker til the end. Today, as he promised, he vetoed S-CHIP, the State Child Health Insurance Program. S-CHIP is a popular venture tha
Radiohead has a new album coming out on 10/10. It’s their first non-big studio album in quite some time. They’ve produced it and are marketing it themselves. But even without the cut to th
Hilarious. Update: The Youtube video (below) has better sound.