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Achenblog: August 9, 2009 - August 15, 2009

Getting What You Pay For

Though I embrace delusional thinking in general -- how else would I get through the day? -- I am a realist when it comes to money. There are no free lunches. The best things in life cost more than...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 14, 2009; 9:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (290)
 
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Stephen Hawking Makes a Toast

"Freedom is very important for scientists. We need freedom to develop our theories and confirm our work. We also need freedom to raise ideas that are difficult...The astronomer Galileo Galilei was imprisoned by the Catholic Church for saying that...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 13, 2009; 8:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (174)
 
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The Silent Majority on Health Care

I don't know anyone who has been to a town hall meeting on health-care reform. Of course, I live in Ward 3 of D.C., which is not exactly Anywhere, USA (this time of year it's considered hideously bad form...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 12, 2009; 8:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (189)
 
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Having That Third Kid

Rob Stein has an interesting piece this morning on rising fertility in wealthier nations -- including the United States, but most recently in some countries that had seen dramatic drops in childbearing. [See this Gallup Poll showing a change...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 10, 2009; 8:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (369)
 
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