I have criticized the Democrats for failing to properly use the power of their majority in Congress and the mandate from an overwhelming victory last November, so it's only right I give them their props for finally taking charge.
Looking back on 2009, a narrative seems to have emerged that the Democrats failed and would pay the price in the 2010 midterm elections. But where is the discussion of how the Republicans have behaved in the last year?
If you rise too fast and peak too early, then you fall just as hard. It is a lesson that the GOP needs to learn in order to stay relevant for the majority of Americans who consider themselves to be in the center.
As a doctor specializing in palliative care and hospice, I'm disheartened to see how end-of-life counseling was twisted into something sinister and untrue, then ultimately dropped because it was deemed too divisive.
Homosexuality will be classified as a mental illness, unless of course you're a male, Christian politician. OxyContin will be free, untraceable and in donut form. All illegal aliens will be covered... with dirt.
People clamor for health care to be treated like any other good or service, but as soon as people start talking about how much bang you're getting for your buck the clamor morphs into outrage over rationing.