Defensive Medicine For Cops

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A woman helps a younger woman balance on a rock during a protest against what demonstrators call police brutality in McKinney, Texas

Cops, like doctors, have to make probability-based decisions, and each group has their own version of “defensive medicine.”

Minimum Wage Increases Feel Good But Do Bad

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
David Coulombe, who works as a consumables sales floor associate at Walmart, participates in a march and rally for $15 minimum wage in Boston

Progressives can pat themselves on the back for their compassion, while ignoring the destruction left in their wake.

Connecting The Dots On Rising Gang Violence In Denver

| Brian Joondeph
A thriving marijuana plant is seen at a grow operation in Denver

Occam’s razor says legalization is playing a role.

A Tale Of Two Bakeries

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A slice of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor's wedding cake from 1937 sold for $29,900 in 1998. (Photo: Getty Images)

It’s a war on Christians and their beliefs, but not against other religious beliefs.

Minimum Wage Karma Comes Full Circle As Independent Bookstore Shutters

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Light vehicle traffic is seen on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Economic principles don’t change because of liberal hopes

Meet the New Boss, Same As The Old Boss: They Probably Didn't Read The Cromnibus Either

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Speaker of the House John Boehner answers a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington

The Hobbit is about one third as long.

The Ferguson Story If The Mainstream Media Had Its Way

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Police officers shadows are cast onto graffiti on the wall of a Subway during the second night of demonstrations in Oakland

Hands up, don’t spin

EV-D68: The Mystery Illness That's Not Actually A Mystery

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Jayden Broadway, 9, was diagnosed with EV-D68 in early October (http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/enterovirus-spreads-across-the-nation/)

The connection between the immigration wave and enterovirus is hard to deny.

Chris Christie And Andrew Cuomo's Ebola Quarantine Flip-Flop

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A mask-wearing man walks past an apartment building where a child was taken the the hospital to be tested for Ebola in the Bronx borough of New York

Under pressure from the administration, both governors relaxed the rules.

The Math Of An Ebola Epidemic, And Why The Administration's Isn't Adding Up

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Frieden, Fauci, Robinson, Borio and Wagner testify before a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, in Washington

The number of cases is doubling with each generation of transmission

Ebola Lessons From Down Under: Quarantines And Containment Work

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Ambulance workers wearing protective gear load a patient with possible Ebola symptons into the back of an ambulance at the Harvard Vanguard facility in Braintree

The last ‘growing threat’ Obama talked about was global warming.

How Many U.S. Cities Need An Ebola Case Before Preventative Measures Are Taken?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A Red Cross worker delivers food to an apartment unit at The Ivy Apartments where a man diagnosed with the Ebola virus was staying in Dallas, Texas

The CDC and other public health officials are underplaying the threat.

Play Football, Not Politics

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo

The NFL is becoming Oprah’s couch.

Police Militarization Is The Only Abuse Of Power The Left Seems To Care About

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A police officer aims his weapon at a demonstrator protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri

There are times when pistols and squad cars don’t cut it.

Ebola: Are We Being Told Everything?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Emory University Hospital after an ambulance carrying American doctor Kent Brantly, who has the Ebola virus, arrived via Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Atlanta, Georgia

If there’s nothing to worry about, what’s with the president’s executive order allowing detention of the sick?

New Regulations Force Doctors To Choose Between Expensive Medicine And More Visits

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
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Elderly patients face going broke with the expensive drug or doubling their office appointments

Healthcare Workers Facing Arrest For Speaking Out

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Unaccompanied Minors In Texas

Over VA abuses and immigration concerns, healthcare workers are being silenced.

General Shinseki's Resignation Won't Fix The VA

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki and VA Undersecretary for Health Petzel take their seats to testify before a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on VA health care, on Capitol Hill

Whoever gets picked to inherit the mess, they’ll be rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.

VA Wait Lists -- A Preview of Coming Attractions

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
US DEFENSE VETERANS AFFAIRS

Rationing is part of any national healthcare system, the VA or Obamacare.