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Here we go again with the Republicans on Health Care

Here we go again on health care. Today the Republicans will try again to engross a ‘repeal and replace’ of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare).  Not because there is anything seriously wrong with Obamacare. Certainly nothing that couldn’t be … Continue reading

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There isn’t much point to trying to block the nomination of Neil Gorsuch

There will be a lot of effort expended over the next several weeks to thwart Neil Gorsuch’s appointment as the next Justice of the United States Supreme Court. It will be wasted effort, just like most of the effort to … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs, Parts 12 & 13.

After posting rather furiously in the months leading up to the November election, I’ve only posted twice in December. Really, I don’t know what to say anymore. Every once in a while I stop and think about the fact that … Continue reading

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What to say in this period of mind-numbing absurdity?

After a fall of writing a lot of articles during the election season, hoping to help galvanize and motivate the left, I’ve run out of things to say. Not because there aren’t things to say. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Arlie Russel Hochschild and the Analogy of Cutting in Line

In the last decade there have been a spate of books examining the question of why conservatives so often seem to vote against their own economic interest. “What’s the Matter with Kansas” and “Deer Hunting with Jesus” are excellent examples … Continue reading

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Why does everything stick to Hillary, and nothing to the Donald?

I’ve been thinking about Hillary a lot and why I like her but don’t love her. It seems that a lot of people that I know feel that way. I’ve also been thinking about why everything seems to stick to … Continue reading

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The conflicts of interest involving the Clinton Foundation (or Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs, Part 11)

Longtime readers of the blog know that we have a series here that we like to call “Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs.” It’s time for part 11 of that series. If you’ve been following the news lately you know … Continue reading

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