EDITORIALS: Bad medicine for hospitals; An exotic place to die
Obamacare is cutting hospitals' Medicare reimbursements but won't deliver on promises to insure enough people to make up for those losses. The prognosis isn't good.
More than 100,000 people have signed up to basically die on Mars. That might seem surprising until you consider humans' long held fascination with space and the Red Planet in particular.
COMMENTARY: Is it time for Redskins to find a new name?
Support for the Washington Redskins' name is hard to defend in light of the franchise's discriminatory past.
COMMENTARY: Why tipping is bad for everyone
Tipping is a repugnant custom. It's bad for consumers and terrible for workers. It perpetuates racism. Tipping isn't even good for restaurants, because the legal morass surrounding gratuities results in scores of expensive lawsuits.
COMMENTARY: Are households better off with one parent at home?
And sometimes when both parents are sitting down to do these at the end of the day one does start to wonder whether it might be easier if one parent did the working and the other did everything else.
COMMENTARY: How Nonprofits Came to Acquire Their Tax-Exempt Status
The uproar over allegations of politically motivated investigations by the Internal Revenue Service shouldn't be surprising given Americans' long love affair with nonprofits and their strong disdain of partisanship, especially within bureaucracies.
Editorial: Seizure of AP phone records insult to independent press
This amounts to spying on an American news organization -- common practice in dictatorships but scary conduct in a democratic system that prizes the public value of an independent watchdog press.
EDITORIAL: The IRS' Turn to Answer Questions
Washington is now sinking its teeth into a real scandal: the Internal Revenue Service using ideological criteria to choose the targets of its attention.
COMMENTARY: Slate: There Is Only One Kermit Gosnell
Kermit Gosnell, the notorious Philadelphia late-term abortionist, has been convicted.
COMMENTARY: Liberals Fulfilling Caricature in Flextime Fight
It didn't get a lot of attention. It happened the same day as hearings on the Benghazi attacks and the announcement of a verdict in the Jodi Arias trial.
COMMENTARY: Slate: Let Nurse Practitioners Do Primary Care on Their Own
As of early April, you can walk into Walgreens in 18 states (plus D.C.), and along with a gallon of skim milk, a pair of photo mugs, a six-pack of toilet paper, and a flu shot, you can meet your new primary care provider, get your cholesterol checked, pick up your statin, and schedule a return visit.
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