To Get Out The Vote, Evangelicals Try Data Mining →
Dallas, an evangelical Christian, has since become a voter. He now runs United In Purpose, a nonprofit startup company that uses data mining to identify unregistered Christians. The company persuaded wealthy Silicon Valley conservatives to help fund the creation of a database of as many adults in the U.S. as they can find. So far, UIP has added 180 million. The company buys lists to...
Slow and Low Is the Way to Go - New York Times →
We’re going meatless for Lent this year. In preparation, we’re eating what feels like more meat in the next two days than we normally eat in a month. Tonight, it’s Bittman’s Chinese short ribs. Tomorrow night, it’s cassoulet (thanks for the tip, Jay). Tuesday is leftovers (seems like Bittman’s short ribs alone would feed an army). From there until...
12 Recipes to Know by Heart | The Kitchn →
Contraception Debate Misses a Basic Question →
There’s been plenty of argument over proposed federal regulations requiring employers to offer health plans covering contraception for women. But few people bring up the basic question: Why is it considered normal for your boss to determine your healthcare options in the first place? Relying on employers for healthcare means the company has more leverage over the worker. If you’re out of...
BREAKING VIA AP: "A person familiar with the... →
inothernews: For fuck’s sake. Announcement set for later today. Isn’t all of this noise about the Catholic bishops crying foul over fair access to healthcare for women just another strong point in favor of splitting health insurance from employment status in America? And no, I don’t think that’s a run on sentence. But I could be wrong.
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