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Why Do Democrats Feel Sorry for Hillary Clinton?

Why Do Democrats Feel Sorry for Hillary Clinton? Andrew Sullivan is a ridiculous person. Hillary Clinton is not responsibly for Trump or Trumpism. The responsibility falls on the shoulders of Trump and Trump voters.

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Is Healthcare Worth Jail Time?

Damien Calvert, who was recently released from an Ohio prison for a drug-related murder he committed when he was 18 (he’s now a straight-A student at Cleveland State University, studying nonprofit management), said that part of the reason recidivism rates are so high is due to the lack of access to health care on the […]

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30 percent of households making 250k+ think “upper-income” people pay too little?

Gallup poll that found only 6 percent of households making over $250,000 think their taxes are too low but 30 percent of that same group thinks “upper-income” people pay too little in taxes. She blames “this disconnect on the fact that upper-income people don’t realize they’re upper income.” From Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast Maybe […]

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The Texas Taliban in action

The National Center for Science Education has tracked a record-setting number of nine anti-evolution bills introduced in state legislatures since Jan. 1. From The Daily Dish

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The View From Rush Limbaugh’s Recession

One way to look at this is that when Rush Limbaugh really thinks the “sloth and laziness” of Americans mostly consists of jailed drunks on disability and equivalent cases. Another interpretation is that he lacks the courage of his convictions the minute matters move from the abstract to the real. From The Daily Dish Another […]

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The Left’s Tea Party?

The Left’s Tea Party? My point is that when folks get angry, they get stupid, and stupidity knows no party or clique. Progressives should not meet this truism so defensively. I know we want to believe the best of our comrades. And I know that loudly congratulating one’s team for its superior intellect and virtue […]

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A Government That Can’t Change

A government that uses intimidation, surveillance, and control of media to quell dissent deprives itself of good information about the population’s concerns. People keep their concerns to themselves out of fear. Grievances are driven underground, to fester. Not having a good handle on what people want, the government risks being blindsided by a sudden explosion […]

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The Robot Economy

Assume robots are the same as humans. Robots can do all the work that humans can do. Robots need the same amount of energy/food to stay functioning as humans do, but robots themselves can produce that energy/food just like humans can. Robots will need maintenance and training as humans do, but robots themselves can produce […]

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The Robot Economy

Assume robots are the same as humans. Robots can do all the work that humans can do. Robots need the same amount of energy/food to stay functioning as humans do, but robots themselves can produce that energy/food just like humans can. Robots will need maintenance and training as humans do, but robots themselves can produce […]

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The Triumph Of Romneycare

the healthcare exchanges set up for those shut out of the employer system have seen premiums decline 40 percent, even as all premiums have risen 14 percent nationwide. The power of the market. If the GOP were a serious governing party, they would focus on strengthening those exchanges in the federal bill, and working to […]