A Fox News Christmas

Fox News and the War on Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve, and the Fox News dire warnings about the so-called ‘War on Christmas’ are at full fever crescendo, with Roger Ailes’ stable of presenters frothier than Rick Santorum at a bible-belt pep rally. Or in San Francisco, ministering with Marcus Bachmann (aka: “Swiss Miss.”)

Meanwhile, several time zones to the east, pilots of the Royal Norwegian Air Force are leaving their ready rooms in Bodø, above the Arctic Circle, to escort ole St.… [Read more]

What Will Be Our Healthcare Legacy?

Healthcare

I was born in a country in which the government provides health care for its citizens. The nationalised system in the United Kingdom is not perfect; many people complain about it but, for the most part, people seem comfortable with the idea that their taxes go towards ensuring that nobody will lose a lifetime of savings due to illness.… [Read more]