Unnecessary lawsuits and excessive awards that unnecessarily increase the direct costs and future liability risk of health care providers add to the current crisis.
The American Association for Justice – a.k.a. the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (see story on their name change here) – has beefed up their communications operation in recent years.
The Institute for Legal Reform’s seventh annual ranking of the 50 state lawsuit systems is out.
In the last two columns, I showed how the Bible consistently affirms capital punishment from Genesis to Revelation, including the teachings of Jesus.
Again this year, President George Bush has asked Americans to join in the National Day of Prayer on May 1st.
People busy texting with their fingers flying in almost any situation is not a rare occurrence any more. Go look around public places -- restaurants, classrooms, business meetings, church and you’ll most likely see (and hear) texting. Click, click, click-ity, click.
In the tradition of Gary Hart’s observation that “you can get awful famous in this country in seven days,” some quotations by and about the three principals remaining in the presidential contests . . .
When I began covering the heparin story in February, I was astonished at how little attention it was receiving in the MSM.
What is it that foreshadows Americans’ view that their governments may not distinguish between and among their fellow citizens on the basis of race?
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama finally denounced Rev. Jeremiah Wright, but he will never get past the Wright controversy without resolving the questions it has raised about his credibility, judgment and philosophy.
The Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) has been in the news recently after President George W. Bush, who steadfastly supports it, submitted it to Congress.
Every several weeks, I write a column suggesting what this presidential election might look like if we had serious candidates and a press corps that treated the presidency as an important office in which vital decisions would be made by its incumbent.
The Ranting Rev is back, trailing malodorous clouds of sulfurous new controversy, imperiling the Obama campaign at its very core.
Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama sought to temper news headlines in the aftermath of his longtime friend and former pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s controversial media tour by denouncing Wright’s recent remarks.
It was a pickle only John McCain could have gotten himself into.
As the presidential election season progresses, John McCain will have to make educated guesses about which issues the Democratic nominee uses to attack him.
My first memory of the impact of it all was when I was 13, sitting in my sister’s apartment, watching the evening news with Walter Cronkite.
Consider what’s being pushed by the House Majority in the name of addressing high gas prices. One piece of legislation being championed by Speaker Pelosi is the “Energy Price Gouging Act.”
Last Thursday a group of black pastors released a letter calling for all presidential candidates and other politicians to return or refuse to accept campaign donations made by Planned Parenthood nationally.
As the financial burden of health care continues to rise in this country, universal coverage consumes Washington’s health policy conversation.
In a damage control letter, Newt claims he is merely trying to engage the climate debate and keep the right relevant, without granting the left’s premise “that we have conclusive proof of global warming [or] that humans are at the center of it.”
I'm not sure which ad put out by Al Gore's new global warming ad campaign is worse -- the one featuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with former GOP Speaker Newt Gingrich on a love seat, or the spots with the Revs. Al Sharpton and Pat Robertson noting their agreement on the issue.
The AP article title “Sam's Club, Costco limit rice purchases as prices rise,” by Marcus Kabel, caught my eye.
Breaking news - - Bill and Hillary Clinton are nasty, frequently inauthentic, and dishonest.