If you legalize medical marijuana and dispensaries proliferate, doesn’t that sort of seem to suggest that people want marijuana to be legal? And just think of all the delicious tax revenues which could be gained if people could buy without a prescription!
“The government is inefficient” is usually used as an argument to kill any sort of government-run activity. But…is it true?
Yet another awesome article via the Fat Nutritionist, on the body image of chronic dieters (.pdf format!).
Philadelphia is having some serious budget woes. First, library closures, now, the arts. Tragic.
The Respect for Marriage Act has just been filed in the House with 91 co-sponsors. And, by “Respect for Marriage,” they mean “respect for all marriage,” as in “repeal DOMA“!
For those few who can access government health benefits, the government’s mandates about what it will and won’t pay for don’t really make sense. Case in point: $8,000 specialized text to speech computer, covered. $300 phone which has text to speech capability as well as being, you know, a phone, not covered. Why? Because the phone is also useful to able bodied people. Not covering cost effective solutions to problems is, well, not terribly smart, and it’s also limiting to people with disabilities, who are discouraged from adapting and improving upon such devices to make them even more useful.
Can pregnancy actually enhance sporting performance?