Tag Archives: health care

I Will Not Comply

I saw something refreshing recently.  A group of people on Facebook vowed not to comply with the new health care bill.  They insist that the government has no right to force them to buy insurance.  I thought that all such … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from Government to You

An Open Letter from The Government to You: It breaks my heart to see Tea Parties springing up all over America–the America I made great.  Ungrateful dogs.  Everything I have done is for you, my friend.  Each “intrusion,” a favorite … Continue reading

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The Last Dollar

Imagine the last dollar on Earth.  That crinkled bit of green paper in your hands was once a sound as a lion’s heart.  It could buy food, shelter, and thousands of other wonderful things.  What happened to the rest of … Continue reading

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The Cognitively-Challenged Vampire

My wife, Cindy, watches vampire movies.  Though not a fan myself, I have managed to absorb the story line running through most of them as I sit on the couch pretending to do something else.  First, of course, there are … Continue reading

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I, Health Care

Have you ever wondered why so many wonderful things that enhance and enrich our lives exist?  Like pencils? In his classic essay, I, Pencil, Leonard Read explains the extraordinarily complex processes that bring wood, graphite, resin, and a host of … Continue reading

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Mighty Good Hog

A fellow was talking to one of his old farmer friends.  Both were leaned against a fence looking out over the farmer’s field in which there were several hogs.  The visitor said, “Mighty fine hogs you got there.” The farmer … Continue reading

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Health Care Calamity

Unless the heavens intervene, Congress is about to enact the most damaging piece of legislation ever produced by this once august body.  Government health care appears set to become a reality. Lest my friends in favor of health care think … Continue reading

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