On Monday’s edition of The 700 Club, Pat Robertson told viewers to ask God why he chose not to immediately strike down the Supreme Court justices after they handed down the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion.
Here's a list of 76 things banned in Leviticus. It should come in handy next Thanskgiving when the after dinner talks to gay marriage. As you undoubtedly already know, the list is especially bad news for bacon lovers.
The health insurer Anthem said on Friday that it had agreed to acquire Cigna in a deal, including debt, that values its rival at $54.2 billion, the latest in a consolidation push among the nation’s biggest health insurers.
The deal comes just weeks after Aetna agreed to acquire Humana, the smallest of the big five insurers, for $37 billion in cash and stock. If both transactions are completed, they would shrink the number of major health insurers in the United States to three.
A combined Anthem-Cigna would have estimated revenue of about $115 billion and serve more than 53 million people with medical coverage.
The question remains what UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the United States, will now do.
Probably merge with one of the others, would be my guess.
We once had (or at least enforced) laws to prevent this sort of thing. The hideous Robert Bork might not have made it to the Supreme Court (thanks, Ted Kennedy!) but his legacy crushes us nonetheless.