The public health burden of insomnia on the US is measured in the hundreds of billions of dollars. While we routinely cut calories, or cram in exercise, sleep has not even entered the conversational lexicon.
It's easy to rail at Congress and the Fed and the President and all the bozos past, present and future who don't foresee the bubbles or simply drink too much of them. But what would you do? I'm seriously asking.
After pretending for months to cooperate with the Obama administration and Democrats to secure a reasonable health reform bill, the industry's CEOs and lobbyists on Sunday double-crossed their one-time political allies.