It’s Worse

Secrets of the health care bill -- Two members of our corps of disgruntled staffers have seen the detailed Secret Republican Healthcare Bill (SRHB 1) and offer this glimpse: The bill: Bans anesthetics for Medicaid patients and for Medicare patients over 90. Institutes Life Panels - death panels, except that they're called "life panels." Declares … Continue reading It’s Worse

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Tone It Down!

Time to tone down the rhetoric -- Last week when an irate citizen shot and wounded four Republicans it suddenly dawned on the commentariat that our national rhetoric has gotten dangerously hot. Intemperate radio shock jocks and bloggers have led the charge to demonize the other party. Whether it's asshole Republicans demonizing Democrats or liberals … Continue reading Tone It Down!