Poverty and Cats

“Kentucky is stricken with poverty like old women are stricken with cats.” – Aaron Lane Morris

Little American Flags for Others

Do statements like this not elicit at least a raised eyebrow anymore?

… abortion-rights supporters say it is offensive to require a separate purchase for coverage of a medical procedure that for most women is unexpected.

Isn’t that exactly the point of insurance? You buy it. You relax. Should some unforseen event befall you, you will be kept relatively whole financially and your insurance company will pay the bill.

Why is it offensive to have to buy insurance to cover something you don’t expect? That’s what insurance does!