Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words.
A few summers ago, my son brought a little white plastic birdbath to my dad's house and set it up in the back yard. Dad kept the birdbath clean and filled with water.
The people of Massachusetts already have near universal health care. Too many of the rest of us do not.
This post responds to the following question posed on The Washington Post's "On Faith" forum
I have friends in the UK who are doctors, men and women who work in intense, busy careers. Like many salaried positions, things get exponentially better the longer you're in the system.
Regular readers will know that in the past year, I embarked on a genuinely life-altering journey. I emigrated to the United States, got married, and now make my home in North Carolina.
In recent days, it seems that the Religious Right is trying everything they can to derail the health-care reform our country so desperately needs.