That Which Can Be Given

A recent conversation about organ donations reminded me of another, decades-old, conversation I had with a co-worker during a company blood drive. Apparently, he had donated regularly for many years. Then, if I recall correctly, a family was soon to undergo a...

What Has Changed?

Two more mass shootings, and an entirely predictable spectrum of responses and proposed remedies from the usual sources. Politicians, both from the Rahm Emanuel angle and as a general rule, leap immediately to advance the solutions that fit their ideologies....

Fascist Medicine

Much (deserved) shade was thrown at some of the Democratic Presidential candidates’ plans to institute a “Medicare for All” system that outlawed private insurance plans. I expect that someone got in their ears and told them a – that the...