Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Saturday, November 19, 2011
• Education is a right, not a privilege
Rather than quote Ayn Rand, a fiction writer, I prefer to quote JFK who in 1961 stated, “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor in it, it cannot save the few who are rich.”
Friday, May 20, 2011
Monday, May 02, 2011
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
• De facto death panels already in place
Columnist Cal Thomas believes Sarah Palin deserves an apology for declaring that our revised health-care system will lead to “death panels,” which Thomas describes as “bureaucrats deciding who is ‘fit’ to live and who is not.” Apart from possibly violating the copyright of one or more Ayn Rand novels, Thomas both ignores the fact that offering consumers choice in America is one of the current capitalist excuses for most every excess, he also ignores the fact that not ensuring every American has health insurance has created de facto death panels; the rich and the lucky receive preventative care, the poor and misfortunate do not; the rich and the lucky receive life-saving treatment, the poor and misfortunate die.
Friday, October 05, 2007
• Charming pit bull mix makes life fun
The Fountainhead |
Almost a month ago, my husband, Adam, and I adopted a small, 7-month-old pit bull mix from the Larimer Humane Society. We changed his name to Roark (after Howard Roark in the novel "The Fountainhead," our favorite book).