Tag Archives: Insurance Exchanges

When Reality Doesn’t Go Away

Science fiction is for teenagers, and for adults who know their life peaked in their senior year in high school, when absolutely everything was vital and important, and for whom it’s been all downhill ever since, or so it seems. … Continue reading

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Assuring Peace of Mind

You can make a lot of money getting people to pay you large sums on the chance of something awful happening to them. They’re betting that something awful can and will happen, and then you will have to pay them … Continue reading

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Near-Infinite Vacuity

You grow up in dark and lifeless Pittsburgh, go to college in the dead center of Ohio, go to graduate school in grits-and-gravy North Carolina, teach for a decade in snowy upstate New York, and then just up and move … Continue reading

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