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King v. Burwell won’t destroy Obamacare


What happens if the Supreme Court rules for the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell? The simplest answer is that Republican states get screwed. 929 more words

U.S. Politics

Sarah Kliff’s Recycled Mess

Among the many recently trotting out heart-breaking tales of woe — to shamelessly pressure the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell — is Sarah Kliff… 689 more words


An example of the mad climate change debate, showing America's dysfunctionality

Summary: In 2008 I first wrote about the climate change public policy debate as an example of the increasing dysfunctionality of America’s ability to see, understand, and act upon our changing world. 1,566 more words

Science & Nature

Ezra Klein: Joe Biden's 2012 advice to grieving families is all the more poignant after son Beau's death

Vox — Vice President Joe Biden is known for his speeches. But there is one particular speech Biden gave that I’ve never forgotten. I remember seeing it on TV, half-listening, and then, all at once, realizing Biden was saying something I had never heard him say before, something I had never heard any politician say before. 67 more words


Obamacare's "Wage Growth" Hoax

Families across the country are facing escalating out-of-pocket health care costs and, as a result, less disposable income, thanks to Obamacare’s Cadillac Tax. A major funding mechanism for the law, the 40 percent excise tax forces employers to cut back on health benefits, leaving workers increasingly subject to higher deductibles and copayments. 1,426 more words


VP Biden suffers another shattering loss

Joe Biden’s standing among Americans has had its ups and downs.

The vice president is known as a garrulous guy, seemingly without a care in the world. 341 more words

Political News

Vox tackles Bernie Sanders' 1972 rape fantasy, 'one of many highlights' of a profile of his 'early' years

Vox is the site that made its debut promising to specialize in the “explainer” piece, which quickly became known to the folks of Twitter as “Voxsplaining.” And if anything ever needed Voxsplaining, it’s Sen. 419 more words