By cutting the subsidies that “make up” the portion of the premiums that the poor don’t pay (not the poorest, who, long since, were denied Medicaid coverage by Republicans in twenty-plus states) just as open enrollment is set to begin, he hopes to force insurance companies OUT of the market. Continue reading
The assassination of dialogue via “political correctness” from the right, and the literal assassination of a career by organized blogswarm is FAR MORE DANGEROUS than any ill-considered tweet by a CBS (former) employee. Continue reading
But whether or not he could appreciate the enormity of the offense he gave, the fact remains that his acts were speech, in both the technical and the fundamental meaning of the Constitution. So I agree with the Court that he must go free. Continue reading
The old superstitious notion that eclipses aren’t portents of doom isn’t refuted by this moon-ths news.
… perhaps the most dispiriting portion of the entire sorry debacle is that Donald Jong Trump hasn’t evolved or even moved forward so much as an angstrom from election night. He has learned nothing.
William Lewis Moore a postman from Baltimore was shot and killed during a one-man march against segregation. Rev. Bruce Klunder was a civil rights activist who protested the building of a segregated school and was crushed to death when a bulldozer backed over him. Andrew Goodman … Continue reading
As Ann Coulter learned recently, you don’t always get what you want—especially when it comes to airline seats. She had booked a seat with extra legroom on her recent Delta flight, only to arrive and see that flight attendants wanted her to sit in a different seat with extra legroom. … Continue reading
Trump will finally be enraged at the leakiness of the White House, and a predictable purge will take place. A complete clamping down on leaks, and a witch hunt for leakers will ensue, whether the White House Press Corpse (sic) notices or not — and that is being purged right now.
I am nauseous from the endless depredations of the Trump-GOP Clown Car, and tired of hearing about it, frankly. Continue reading
It happens to me 10 times every year when I rent a car. I am not unique. It happens to everyone. It happens with small companies, and big companies. All car rental companies try to cheat and swindle you out of more money than you bargained for, or than you … Continue reading