“But, I thought you’d support the individual insurance mandate. Don’t you want everyone to buy insurance so they will be prepared for their medical costs? Isn’t that just good planning?”
1. Bonus column from Thomas Sowell today, Too Many Apologies. In it, Sowell explores apologies made to people who are not owed apologies, by people who often don’t need to apologize.
This craze for aimless apologies is part of a general loss of a sense of personal responsibility in our time. We are supposed to feel guilty for what other people did but there are a thousand cop-outs for what we ourselves did to those we did it to.
2. Walter Williams gives us a Global Warming Update. Professor Williams summarizes the significant evidence that has come to light over the last few months that should be reducing confidence about whether global warming is “settled science.”
3. John Stossel asks Whose Body Is It? Stossel makes some excellent points about how the FDA intervenes on our behalf, even if we disagree with it.