Kevin Drum

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Name: Kevin Drum
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Adult docs may not ask about guns, but pediatricians do

Kevin Drum dissents on my earlier NYT piece today: I don’t often disagree with Carroll, but I think I might here. Not about Florida’s law: that really is ridiculous. The state may have an interest in making sure doctors don’t give demonstrably bad ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Quote of the Day: "The Press Loves to Cover Her Hard"

Dave Weigel notes that the media is still obsessed with Hillary Clinton's comment about being They've got to be sick of this by now. Maggie Haberman had it nailed three weeks ago: Hillary Clinton was "still raw over the partisan wars that hindered her ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Docs, guns and population health payments

Doctors occupy a privileged position in our society. They are among the most trusted professions and they have significant but not absolute legal protections for the advice and conversations that they have with their patients. These two factors make ... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Medicare Actuaries Are Big Fans of Obamacare's Cost Reduction Programs

As long as we're perusing the 2014 Medicare Trustees Report, here's another interesting chart. It shows just how much the Medicare actuaries expect to save thanks to all the cost-reduction measures included in Obamacare. It's a pretty speculative forecast, ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cutting taxes for the wealthy? Again?

In his unnervingly dishonest op-ed for USA Today this week, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) assured voters his party isn’t just obsessed with going after President Obama. “At the same time,” he argued, “we remain focused on the American people’s top ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why on Earth Are Argentine Bonds So Hot Right Now?

What's the hottest ticket in the global bond market right now? That's right: Argentine bonds. They're on a tear. But why? Didn't Argentina just lose—once and for all—its case against vulture funds who own old Argentine bonds and are refusing to accept ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

How “they” view “us” one more time: Poor, poor, pitiful Dan Olmsted [Respectful Insolence]

Just three days ago, I updated my ongoing series How “They” View “Us.” This time around, I used Mike Adams’ likening of various pro-science activists, including Steve Novella and myself, among others, to Nazis and compiling what appeared to be a hit ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Dan Olmsted, Vaccine, Autism
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Weekend link dump for July 27

We have nothing to fear but people who fear inflation itself. Take a tennis ball and a soccer ball and blow the mind of some little kids. Three words: Aerosol cake batter . And you “bake” it in the microwave. Or save time and just spray it directly ... [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Oh Really?

Paul Waldman : This is a time of unusual, even stunning, Republican political incompetence. [Gloating about 2012 Presidential loss, Fox News unreality, and general hardening of the stances of the Republican batshit crazy core removed] Think about ... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fractions Are Hard!

Kevin Drum is most amused by this anecdote from Elizabeth Green’s NYT essay about math education: One of the most vivid arithmetic failings displayed by Americans occurred in the early 1980s, when the A&W restaurant chain released a new hamburger ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Cat Blogging - 25 July 2014

Say hello to Mozart, the latest addition to the Drum family menagerie. One of my mother's neighbors found him wandering around, so naturally he ended up at my mother's house. He's a very sociable cat and appears to be very pleased with his choice of home. ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Power Outage Blogging

Hey, I'm back! It turned out that today was the day for our annual neighborhood power outage, and at first I thought I was sitting pretty. I've got a Windows tablet, which means it's compatible with MoJo's blogging software. I've got my Bluetooth keyboard. ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 25 2014]

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Giving everyone a basic income would work for t... [Published VOX.com - 17 hours ago]
Adult docs may not ask about guns, but pediatri... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 29 2014]
Quote of the Day: "The Press Loves to Cover Her... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 29 2014]
Docs, guns and population health payments [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 29 2014]
Should Doctors Ask You About Your Guns? [Published Mother Jones - Jul 29 2014]
Cutting taxes for the wealthy? Again? [Published MSNBC - Jul 29 2014]
Medicare Actuaries Are Big Fans of Obamacare's ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 29 2014]
Why on Earth Are Argentine Bonds So Hot Right Now? [Published Mother Jones - Jul 28 2014]
How “they” view “us” one more time: Poor, poor,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 28 2014]
Weekend link dump for July 27 [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 27 2014]
Obamacare: Bait-and-Switch on Steroids [Published Forbes.com - Jul 27 2014]
Oh Really? [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 27 2014]
Fractions Are Hard! [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 26 2014]
Friday Cat Blogging - 25 July 2014 [Published Mother Jones - Jul 25 2014]
Doctors Aren't Really Very Smart About Buying G... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 25 2014]
57% of Republicans Want to Impeach Obama [Published Mother Jones - Jul 25 2014]
Is Greta Van Susteren right? Should House Repub... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 25 2014]
Why America is a great country [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jul 25 2014]
The Paul Ryan anti-poverty plan [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 25 2014]
Power Outage Blogging [Published Mother Jones - Jul 25 2014]
How Health and Housing Relate to Crime in Chicago [Published Chicago Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Ex-'60 Minutes' Producer Is No Hollywood Hero [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 24 2014]
Help Us Solve the Rotisserie Chicken Mystery [Published Mother Jones - Jul 24 2014]
A Quick First Look at Paul Ryan's Anti-Poverty ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 24 2014]
Lots of Americans Think Obamacare Has Benefited... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 23 2014]
Is Obamacare In Jeopardy? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 23 2014]
Is Obamacare In Jeopardy? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 23 2014]
KEVIN DRUM EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT that he cou... [Published Instapundit - Jul 23 2014]
Will Republicans Finally Find a Tax Cut They Hate? [Published Mother Jones - Jul 23 2014]
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Adult docs may not ask about guns, but pediatri... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 29 2014]
Kevin Drum dissents on my earlier NYT piece today: I don’t often disagree with Carroll, but I think I might here. Not about Florida’s law: that really is ridiculous. The state may have an interest in making sure doctors don’t give demonstrably bad ...
Docs, guns and population health payments [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 29 2014]
Doctors occupy a privileged position in our society. They are among the most trusted professions and they have significant but not absolute legal protections for the advice and conversations that they have with their patients. These two factors make ...
How “they” view “us” one more time: Poor, poor,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 28 2014]
Just three days ago, I updated my ongoing series How “They” View “Us.” This time around, I used Mike Adams’ likening of various pro-science activists, including Steve Novella and myself, among others, to Nazis and compiling what appeared to be a hit ...
Weekend link dump for July 27 [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 27 2014]
We have nothing to fear but people who fear inflation itself. Take a tennis ball and a soccer ball and blow the mind of some little kids. Three words: Aerosol cake batter . And you “bake” it in the microwave. Or save time and just spray it directly ...
Oh Really? [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 27 2014]
Paul Waldman : This is a time of unusual, even stunning, Republican political incompetence. [Gloating about 2012 Presidential loss, Fox News unreality, and general hardening of the stances of the Republican batshit crazy core removed] Think about ...
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