Posts Tagged ‘ health care ’

What’s Going On (Adventures In Modern Medicine)

I’m not the type, and this usually isn’t the place, for personally revelatory observations. Beyond my stances on some controversial political subjects, most of my readers-outside of a small circle of friends-know very little about my interior life. That’s why this post is such a departure from this website’s usual fare. I intend to write...
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Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

It turns out that the Coulter-Kaus debate was broadcast on one of  C-SPAN’s many outlets yesterday, despite the unofficial CPAC ban on discussion of the most important domestic political issue. You can watch the full debate here. In addition to covering the political costs of amnesty and the legally and constitutionally dubious nature of...
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Tax Man

Tax Man

On the day when you’re forced to fork over a portion of your income to our less than gentle overseers, it’s instructive to examine some of the things that your taxes are put towards. And since the focus of this site is our misguided immigration system, I thought it appropriate that we explore this...
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What Breitbart Left Behind

What Breitbart Left Behind

When Andrew Breitbart died unexpectedly at the beginning of this month he left a void, not only in the conservative movement but in our national political discourse, which is too often characterized by trite cliches and predigested sound bites. Breitbart not only challenged the assumptions of media talking heads, but often changed how mainstream...
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Scaling The Ivory Tower

Scaling The Ivory Tower

In my previous post, I described two presentations by post-graduate students invited to (New) Debates On Belonging, a workshop by the CUNY Graduate Center-seen above-devoted to exploring original research into the subjects of illegal immigration and the lives of illegal aliens within the United States. There were three other presentations that day, beginning with...
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Vote For Me (Our 2010 Election Series Concludes)

Vote For Me (Our 2010 Election Series Concludes)

I thought it only fitting that we conclude American Rattlesnake’s coverage of competitive congressional races this year with a profile of a contest that is taking place in my district, the 13th Congressional District of New York, since this site’s chief writer is a native New Yorker, and this is the only competitive congressional...
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Communal Benefits

Communal Benefits

For those of you who have followed the recent spectacle of the Tamil vessel that docked in Canadian waters, you’re well aware of the increasing weariness many Canadians have expressed over their nation’s extremely liberal refugee/asylum policies. Now comes word that many of these newcomers will be entitled to health benefits that exceed those granted to native Canadians.
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