As someone who's 52 years-old, I don't mind telling you that I'm genuinely fearful of what the Republicans might try in order to get the debt-ceiling raised in a couple of months. They've already…Continue
"Yes hypocrisy's likely to be a good weapon against people who profess from moral grounds.
I do hope that some diligent researchers are currently digging in these people's personal conduct. The left needs to get dirty. Hidden-camera…"
"Tea Party’s Next Targets
Blocking judges and federal appointees and even killing the gas tax might be next for the band of ragtag obstructionist rebels known as the Tea Party.
As the nation sweated the very real possibility that…"
"I thought policing the world was better than infrastructure and health care, right? Tea party nitwits prevent the building of mass transport, it's american to them to keep us low tech in everything. Waste energy, manufacture throw away shit,…"
"We have this thing called "economics." Medicare doesn't magically provide "free" health care; it has to divert resources from other uses to do so. So what other forms of consumption do you want to give up for your…"
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As someone who's 52 years-old, I don't mind telling you that I'm genuinely fearful of what the Republicans might try in order to get the debt-ceiling raised in a couple of months. They've already talked about eliminating the Medicare guarantee and throwing older people into the ruthless private-insurance market -- as if private insurers would be interested in taking on sick people in their 70s and 80s. (That's obviously why we needed Medicare in the first place back in 1965.) My father, who's…See More