Glenn Beck's Rally about Nothing
From the reaction to Glenn Beck’s rally last weekend at the Lincoln Memorial, you’d think the right-wing hordes had marched into Washington to personally storm the White House. But as is usually the case, the truth is much more boring. Billed as the “Restoring Honor Rally,” the primary themes of the speeches were patriotism and […]
You Want a Statin with That?
A study by a group led by one Dr. Darrell Francis of Britain’s National Heart and Lung Institute recently made headlines with its recommendation that fast-food joints hand out cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins to any patron who wants them, free of charge. Popping a statin with one’s Whopper and shake, the study’s authors claim, […]