Bill writes about the current financial crisis, through the prism of his own recent health crisis, at NRO
Having had the dubious pleasure of driving The Bride of Monster to the hospital to have a kidney stone ultrasonically blasted to bits, and back home with large receptacles into which she collected her bloody urine and the stone fragments over the next two weeks....Prior to that experience, I thought that people who drank bottled water were silly. We now have a water cooler, which we fill with reverse-osmosis goodness, so as to reduce the quantity of crap that might end up in our kidneys.Damn. I am not looking forward to passing this stone at ALL. Can we get our financial system to stop drinking from the tap?
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