Thursday, January 31, 2008

Compare Candidate Health Plans

I am sad that Kucinich and Edwards dropped out, as they had the best and 2nd best plans, respectively.
Here is a comparison of all the current frontrunner's plans from my organization, the National Physicians Alliance:

National Physicians Alliance - 2008 Presidential Candidate Health Plan Report Card

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Anti-Pharma Rant by Bill Maher

Bill Asks for someone to stand up for spinach. I DO! (although I stand up more for kale)

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Loans that change lives

I just made a loan to someone in the developing world using a revolutionary new website called Kiva.

You can go to Kiva's website and lend to someone in the developing world who needs a loan for their business - like raising goats, selling vegetables at market or making bricks. Each loan has a picture of the entrepreneur, a description of their business and how they plan to use the loan so you know exactly how your money is being spent - and you get updates letting you know how the business is going. The best part is, when the entrepreneur pays back their loan you get your money back - and Kiva's loans are managed by microfinance institutions on the ground who have a lot of experience doing this, so you can trust that your money is being handled responsibly.

I just made a loan to an entrepreneur named Hameedan Bibi in Pakistan. They still need another $225.00 to complete their loan request of $700.00 (you can loan as little as $25.00!). Help me get this business off the ground by clicking on the link below to make a loan to Hameedan Bibi too:

It's finally easy to actually do something about poverty - using Kiva I know exactly who my money is loaned to and what they're using it for. And most of all, I know that I'm helping them build a sustainable business that will provide income to feed, clothe, house and educate their family long after my loan is paid back.

Join me in changing the world - one loan at a time.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Juno Love?

"In my opinion, the best thing you can do is to find a person who loves you for exactly who you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person will still think that the sun shines out your ass. That's the kind of person that's worth sticking with." -Juno

Movie of the Year?
A great story about love. Go see it!