David Westerfield

Theology, Culture, Technology, Reviews, and Other Commentary


Lofty Utopian Healthcare Dreams Meet Reality

Health reform threatens to cram already overwhelmed emergency rooms – TheHill.com The new healthcare law will pack 32 million newly insured people into emergency rooms already crammed beyond capacity, according to experts on healthcare facilities. A chief aim of the new healthcare law was to take the pressure off emergency rooms by mandating that people… Read More

Copenhagen Results

Found on DrudgeReport.com UN denies asking leaders to stay on in Copenhagen… ‘What a bunch of buffoons’… GUARDIAN: Obama speech fuels frustration; Lacklustre address fails to lift gloom… Venezuela’s Chavez ‘Still’ Smells Sulfur After Obama Speech… CASTRO MOCKS OBAMA, TOO… AFP: In Copenhagen, greens’ love lost for Obama… What I think this shows is that… Read More

Is That Yet Another Threat?

Administration Warns of ‘Command-and-Control’ Regulation Over Emissions “The Obama administration is warning Congress that if it doesn’t move to regulate greenhouse gases, the Environmental Protection Agency will take a ‘command-and-control’ role over the process in way that could hurt business.” Basically, unless I read that incorrectly, the Administration is telling Congress that if it doesn’t… Read More

Obama Economic Advisors: Recession is Over/Not Over?

Obama Economic Advisor Larry Summers: “Everybody agrees that the recession is over.” Obama Economic Advisor Christina Romer: Of course the recession isn’t over. Ooops! Kudos to David Gregory for asking tough questions on the stimulus. Giving credit where credit is due. Romer’s answers on everything else (beside her response on whether or not we’re still… Read More