Monthly Archives: April 2022

Inflation reaches 7.4% in Germany, and yet, Joe Biden is not their President

I occasionally check on Der Spiegel, Germany’s version of Time Magazine, to see what they’re reporting on. Recently I came across the following headline: Inflationsrate steigt im April auf 7,4 ProzentLieferengpässe, Corona und Russlands Krieg in der Ukraine: die Preise … Continue reading

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I’m not actually concerned about Prayer after High School football games.

The Supreme Court heard a case this week involving a high school football coach who was in the habit of praying with his players at the end of a football game on the 50 yard line. As reported by NPR, … Continue reading

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How do I feel about Elon Musk buying Twitter? Not excited.

How do I feel about Elon Musk buying Twitter? I’m not excited. That’s for sure. I was hoping that Twitter would be able to resist the takeover attempt by this unmitigated rich asshole, but I guess when you have $44 … Continue reading

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We Dodged a Bullet on Sunday. But just Barely.

We dodged a bullet on Sunday. But just barely. French President Emmanuel Macron won reelection to a second five year term on Sunday. In the end, the margin of victory wasn’t that close: roughly 58% to 42%. But Marine Le … Continue reading

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Who votes against capping the price of Insulin at $35 per vial?

Not quite as dramatic as yesterday’s story about the $489,000 med flight — but still criminal — is the price of insulin in the United States. Insulin has been around since 1922, so it’s not exactly a new medication. And … Continue reading

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Why isn’t someone in jail after charging $489,000 for a med flight?

Sometimes you come across a story that is truly astonishing and makes you wonder why somebody isn’t going to jail. One such story is of a man who was charged $489,000 for an air ambulance ride. $489,000? Somebody should be … Continue reading

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