Uninsured Americans: Fact, Fiction, and Misleading Truths

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Quote of the Day: Figures don’t lie, but liars can figure. The following is an excerpt from Downsizer – Dispatch, the official email list of DownsizeDC.org, Inc. & Downsize DC Foundation. Many people have asked: “What about people with no health insurance?” Or, “How many people die in America because they lack coverage?” These are good…

Gonzales Resigns; Who's next in line?

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With the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales(1, 2) (effective 17 September 2007) several questions come to mind: Why resign? Why resign NOW? What’s Pres. Bush’s reaction to it? What led to the decision to resign? What led to the decision to accept the resignation? Was he (Gonzales) asked/forced to resign? If so, why? While those…

The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders…

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“…the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country.” Sound familiar? Frightening as it may…

Man with a gun kills 3, wounds 5… in a church, during worship service

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In response to the Neosho, Mo. story as reported by the AP and The New York Times regarding a man who killed 3 and wounded 5 more in a church, during their worship service… I belong to a church that has been instrumental in passing legislation to prohibit persons from carrying firearms to church/temple/synagogue —…

Mrs. Clinton is not President and doesn’t reside here

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I got this in an email the other day… thought it was worth repeating… One sunny day in 2008, an old man approached the White House from across Pennsylvania Avenue, where he’d been sitting on a park bench. He spoke to the Marine standing guard and said, “I would like to go in and meet…