Daily Archive: October 1, 2010


Gay Teen Suicides

I’ve been afraid to write about the recent suicides by gay teenagers. Suicide comes in waves. One person kills himself. Others hear about it and imitate. An epidemic begins. Even talking about it can...


Competition in the healthcare industry

John Hood, writing at The Corner, grumbles about the shuttering of Principal Financial’s health insurance division. This is understandable since Principal Financial provides Mr. Hood with his own insurance. Here’s the New York Times:...


The Trouble with the Culture Wars

Writing at the NYTimes, Ross Douthat tweaks the noses of liberals, who he says enjoy the culture wars after all. “Can we officially retire the notion that liberals don’t like the culture war? That...