Health Care Reform: A Faith Based Approach

OK, this one got lost in my draft folder. Last month The Baptist Standard published an interesting article about health care reforms and the roll faith based hospitals should play.  You can read the article here.  I am concerned about rushing into a public only option or lack of  choice. Funding is a major concern. … Continue reading Health Care Reform: A Faith Based Approach


Tonight I watched part of President Obama's address on health care reforms.  One of the most striking things about the speech was the behavior of Obama's opponents. It was behavior I would not consider acceptable for a group of middle school students much less our country's leaders.  The behavior included booing, disapproving comments and other … Continue reading Appalled

Calm Down

Universal health care has become a very controversial topic. Those who support universal health care insist that it is a basic right for all citizens. Those who oppose universal health care are described as uncaring and uniformed.  I have even read of a supposed government email address for reporting "fishy" email and posts about universal … Continue reading Calm Down

Clunkers and Health Care

The Cash for Clunkers program is a good example of why I'm concerned about government run health care. In theory the Cash for Clunkers it a great program. However it just wasn't well thought out and has quickly run into serious problems. Some changes need to be made in our health care system but I … Continue reading Clunkers and Health Care

Too Much Power?

As a part of the bailouts the government has already taken part ownership of troubled financial institutions and General Motors. There is a proposal for expanded Medicare for everyone. Now President Obama is proposing financial reforms that would create a new agency to oversee financial institutions.  This would add new executive powers. Our country is … Continue reading Too Much Power?