ACA Myth: Sterilizing Minors in Oregon

Earlier this week, I came across an article that seemed so outrageous that I couldn’t believe that people were actually trusting its veracity. The claim of the article, which has been reported only on blogs and news sites to the right of Fox news, is that due to the horribleness of the Affordable Care Act, […]


Hey, That’s MY Business! Information Control.

Every one of us, I’m sure, has been on the receiving end of a variation of this kind of complaint: “Why did you tell such and such about what happened at Starbucks last Tuesday? That’s MY business!”


Might As Well Face It: You’re Addicted to Lotion

A year or two ago, I recall seeing a spike in discussions about shampoo addiction around the blogosphere. Testimonials from people, mostly women, who broke the cycle made the rest of us wonder if we could do it, too: power through the few weeks of horrible, greasy hair to come out the other side with […]