True story: My dad and I tried to track down an original copy of my birth certificate last fall and it couldn’t be done. For all I can prove, I was born in Kenya:

— Urban Institute on ways to pay for health care.

— Why unions should suck it up and accept modification of the employer-provided health benefits tax exclusion.

— Race and 30 Rock.


— I think (seriously!) that Ezra Klein’s views on using reconciliation for health care would benefit from reading Wittgeinstein on rules.

— If you like Canada and synthesizers, and I like ’em both, then you won’t want to miss this podcast from CBC Radio 3.

Song of the day is a bit off the beaten path, as Tegan & Sara are joined by Matt Sharpe to cover “Tired of Sex”.