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If you back Trump for his tax plan, you have to own his racism, misogyny and amorality too

Republicans long ago ceased to regard tax cuts as a normal policy position to be analyzed on the merits; they have become an article of faith like the virgin birth and Hillary Clinton’s awfulness. via Max Boot in the LA Times: If you back Trump for his tax plan, you have to own his racism, […]

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New study shows that the savings from ‘tort reform’ are mythical

New study shows that the savings from ‘tort reform’ are mythical “Tort reform,” which is usually billed as the answer to “frivolous malpractice lawsuits,” has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades. The notion has lived on despite copious evidence that that the so-called defensive medicine practiced by doctors […]