Author Archive: Charles Case
Charles Case is a freelance writer and political journalist. He has contributed to The Hill among a variety of publications.
How much is that doggie in the window? Try $50 billion, the estimated annual cost of pet ownership in the U.S. according to the American Pet Products Association. Of course this isn’t all rubber pork-chops and Kibbles. Every pet owner has terror tales of visits to the vet hospital and shock bills for cat dialysis […]
In the virtual streets of war scarred cities, players of the sensationally popular Call of Duty video games clock billions of hours chasing down terrorists and obliterating zombies. To Activision, the maker of Call of Duty, a new face has been added to this roll call of menaces: an old man from West Virginia. He’s […]
If it is true, like the old song says, that you’re nobody until somebody lobbies for you, then the “bitcoin” just got real. Traders, investors and “miners” with interests in the much buzzed about crypto-currency, responding to a welter of controversies, have launched the coin’s first lobbying trade group, the Bitcoin Foundation, to run interference […]
Cancer patients and their advocates continue to applaud nationwide changes in health care rules that have dramatically cut the cost of the pill form of chemotherapy. In twenty-three states, from Utah to the Carolinas, lawmakers have moved to force insurers to bring down the expense of this increasingly popular form of treatment. But this intervention […]