Map of Countries that provide Universal Health Care

Orange = Nations with some type of universal health care system
Yellow = Nations attempting to obtain universal health care
Brown = Health care coverage provided by the United States war funding
Gray = Nations with no universal health care

(Map of Countries That Provide Universal Health Care)

The Atlantic:

What’s astonishing is how cleanly the (orange) and grey separate the developed nations from the developing, almost categorically.

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Five Years Ago Today…

…I was standing outside the Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York City, reporting on the iPhone launch for Macworld magazine with my (now divorced from) wife. We’d been in line for almost 24 hours – number 65 and 66. The line itself wasn’t particular exciting but, as we got closer and closer to the actual sale time, we all got more and more excited about the “JesusPhone”.… Read the rest

I'm Sorry America – some of Your Citizens are frighteningly Stupid

I’m sorry America – some of your citizens are frighteningly stupid and are making the case for retroactive abortions…

They also have no clue how Canada works…

Not surprisingly, Henry Blodget completely misses the point…

If you are paying any attention to Twitter at all this morning, you may have seen this story:

In Rush to be First, CNN, FOX, Huffington Post and TIME get Supreme Court Story exactly Wrong

pop up. It’s a huge embarrassment for those organizations and a stinging indictment of Internet Journalism’s (seeming) mantra of “Get it first, get it right later”.… Read the rest

Warren Adler may have missed the "Newsroom" Point

Full disclosure: I’ve been a huge fan of everything Aaron Sorkin has done (with the exception of The Social Network – no interest) and love his writing style, even more so when it is bombastic and over the top. But not everyone does and Sorkin’s new show, “The Newsroom”, has taken body blows from some critics.… Read the rest