Thursday, 26 May 2011

TV review

Depressing, tricksy nonsense reviewed over there.

But this should cheer you up. What a sane man.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Why US healthcare is unique

Why Your Stitches Cost $1,500 - Part Two
Via: Medical Billing And Coding

This has to make one pessimistic about reform: such a well-rewarded and entrenched interest group as the medical establishment isn't going to give up its privileges easily, particularly given the political influence of lobbying.

Saturday, 7 May 2011

The Irish Revolution?

Read this for a brilliant analysis of the Irish (and Euro) endgame.

A great excuse to roll out Gramsci:
The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.

I fear the morbid symptoms may be just developing.

Hamming it up...

...and down l'Autoroute.