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Just like he said he would, Bush has vetoed the law authorizing expansion of S-CHIP, meaning that millions of kids won’t be covered. Oh, but he’s not against providing health care for kids, oh no! He just wants his buddies in the insurance industry to have a piece of the pie: The measure would provide [...]...read more
A million thanks to Dr. Confused for guest-blogging while I’m on vacation* and, in a few days, studying for exams. I won’t be posting for the next few days, but perhaps I’ll drop in occasionally next week. In the meantime, we have a reader request for assistence, and I thought I’d turn it over to [...]...read more
One of the roles I think feminist blogs can play in our lives is what the “Women’s Libbers” liked to call “Consciousness Raising.” While the phrase evokes a coven of Farrah-Fawcett-haired women in an avocado and harvest-gold living room, I think the concept still has feminist legs. In short, we tell our stories about living [...]...read more
I’m Dr. Confused and I’m a rocket scientist. That’s not quite true. I haven’t done any work on rockets, though I am probably relatively close to qualified to do so. I have a Doctorate of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering. I work more on the “aero” side of things than the “space” side. As part of [...]...read more