Republican Jesus

I don’t know if you’ve heard the term “Republican Jesus” or not, but you’ve seen the results of the thinking behind it all over the place. According to Uncyclepedia, “Republican Jesus is the central figure in the Republican religion” and is “most certainly white-skinned (as pictured right) even though he (unfortunately) comes from the Middle […]

Odds and Ends

Today, I thought I’d take a few minutes to update you guys on my medical travails and then address something I’m not sure I could make a whole post out of. First, the medical crap. For those not in the know, about 5 years ago, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. The surgery and follow-up treatment […]

This is a Luxury?

In the last 5 years, I’ve experienced much that our health-care system has to offer and, I can tell, it’s not good. It’s expensive, it’s unresponsive (at times) and it’s rigged against you  unless you have excellent insurance and plenty of money. Fortunately, I’ve had good insurance (standard health care and supplemental), so the cost […]