Carpooling kids to the end of society

Like most of the lifestyle pieces written by Beth Teitell in the Boston Globe, this article about “Rules of the carpool road” makes me want to flee to the woods and reject the morass that modern American society has become. There’s the resigned acknowledgment from emasculated parents that their and their neighbors’ children are the […]

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Bread and circuses, birth control and burgers

Why employers? That’s been a thought that has come back to me again and again ever since President Obama first proposed his Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). Why should employers be required to pay for health care? Health insurance is an historical quirk. When you think about it, it’s strange that we require our employers pay […]

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