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Bill Frist

Justice Sunday II

August 1, 2005 - Back in April Bill Frist starred in "Justice Sunday," an infamous televised political rally to push conservative judges (and promote holy war).

Bioethics

June 16, 2005 - Check out this piece (sub or day pass req'd) by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., a joint Rolling Stone/Salon investigation into the federal government's position on thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative in childhood vaccines.

On the Road Again

June 15, 2005 - On the road today for meetings in South Carolina, blogging will be light. Some items from the news files to tide you over:

The Gospel According to Frist

April 15, 2005 - Today's New York Times reports that "Senator Bill Frist, the majority leader, has agreed to join a handful of prominent Christian conservatives in a telecast portraying Democrats as 'against people of faith' for blocking President Bush's nominees.'" God's supposed displeasure with a U.S. Senate procedure, the filibuster (although for those who take the bible literally, no chapter and verse was cited) will be front and center in the proceedings: