Health Care by the Numbers Aug16

Health Care by the Numbers

As many of you already know, Obama’s new health-care plan will allow your doctor to put down your grandmother like a rabid dog if she comes down with arthritis, bursitis, or just “a case of the Mondays.” I’m kidding, of course. It will be up to a government-appointed panel of socialist veterinary students. Your doctor will have nothing to do with it. As many Americans have discovered, well reasoned health-care policy can only be reached through the careful application of shouting. Shouting masks the mind-control techniques favored by secular death-panel advocates everywhere. Tin-foil underpants are optional —...

Ponyo

Director: Hayao Miyazaki Starring: Tina Fey, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Noah Cyrus, Frankie Jonas Rating:****1/2 Hayao Miyazaki made his name in America with his most complex and challenging animated films; Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle mixed...

The Time Traveler�...

Rating: *** Director: Robert Schwentke Starring: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams The Time Traveler’s Wife says something interesting about love. It says that the reality of love, you and that other person, working, is less important than the grand cosmic ideal of love that drives you to put up...

What the Hell Is Wrong with Us? Aug08

What the Hell Is Wrong with Us?

I think this pretty much speaks for itself.

Green Lantern: First...

Rating: **** Director: Lauren Montgomery Starring: Christopher Meloni, Victor Garber, Tricia Helfer, Michael Madsen, John Larroquette Green Lantern: First Flight is the latest in DC comics’ direct-to-DVD films based on their popular superheroes, and while it has its flaws, it is one of...