10 August 2009

Today in teh stooopid

As far as I care to tell, the Investor's Business Daily is a Serious, well-respected informant for the nation's ruling classes. As such, you'd expect them to be impeccably honest and accurate and those other things our moneyed classes demand of their news sources. Ahem.
People such as scientist Stephen Hawking wouldn't have a chance in the U.K., where the National Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his physical handicaps, is essentially worthless.
Stephen Hawking is British, and was living in the UK, under the iron-toed boot of the NHS, when his disease was diagnosed.