Tag Archive for Orange Punch

When the Free Market Rations Healthcare

Regular readers of the OC Register’s Orange Punch blog know how healthcare reform is described – government socialism that limits choice and will result in rationing of healthcare. But according to Sunday’s New York Times, it’s not the government’s healthcare reform package that’s limiting patient choice — it’s private insurers. Back to the boys in…

A ClimateGate Oops Moment for Orange Punch

Orange Punch columnist Mark Landsbaum is fast to report any obscure study that promotes his position that climate change or global warming is a complete farce.  He’s penned a number of posts pretty much dismissing the concept of climate change. The New York Times reported Wednesday that the much balloyed ClimateGate scandal on the other…

A Global Warming “Oops” Moment or a National Security Risk?

While the Register’s Orange Punch bloggers are always pretty quick to highlight any information that declares Global Warming to be a hoax or something based on flawed science, it’s always good to get information from other resources.  In this case, the Department of Defense courtesy of a page one story in yesterday’s New York Times.…

Earthquake Preparedness Planning?

Interesting post over at Total Buzz by Register writer Jennifer Muir. Guess what emergency managers from across the county were doing yesterday when the ground started shaking? Discussing how to promote countywide earthquake drills. “We were at the point when we were talking about ways to get the public involved, and then the earthquake hit,”…