U.S. Justice Richard G. Kopf, a Federal judge in Nebraska, singled out the five justices who voted in favor of Hobby Lobby, calling their opinions in the ruling biased and encouraging the court to take on less political cases. "In the Hobby Lobby cases, five male Justices of the Supreme Court, who are all members of the … [Read more...] about Federal Judge Tells the Supreme Court to “STFU”
Recently, I have decided to use up the last of the dairy and animal products in my refrigerator and pantry in order to make the switch to a vegan diet. A vegan diet is, essentially, an entirely plant-based diet. While I do have strong political commitments to non-human animal welfare and deep concerns for the environment, … [Read more...] about Does the New ‘MyPlate’ Serve Us Well?
One long time believer and supporter of acupuncture is United States Representative Maurice Hinchey of New York who has been working for many years to include acupuncture under Medicare and Federal employee health coverage. The “Hinchey Bill” as it is often referred to, is titled HR646 Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act. … [Read more...] about Show Your Support for HR646
My health insurance premiums just increased yet again. This time by 95.00/mo. The reason for this latest increase, according to what I was told when I called (since they just raised my premium about 6 months ago), is “due to the rising cost of pharmaceuticals,” and rising cost of health care in general. Whatever. I told … [Read more...] about Why My Health Insurance Sucks Canal Water!