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We’ve shown them what resistance looks like. Now let’s show them what war looks like.

This afternoon, at about 2:20, our members of Congress voted 217 to 213 to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something that would take health care from over 24 million Americans, cut Medicaid by $840 billion, severely scale back protections for people with preexisting conditions, and any number of other horrible things. And, then, these […]

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DAY 105: Yes, Trump’s fucking his supporters, and shortening their lifespans today, but it’s OK… He’s also allowing them to discriminate against homosexuals.

Word is that, on Thursday, as House Republicans are voting to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something that will leave tens of millions of Americans without health coverage, President Trump will sign two executive orders. The first, we’re told, will restore “religious liberty,” allowing anyone who claims to have deeply held religious beliefs, the […]

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We all work for Fox

There’s been quite a bit of good analysis in the wake of the Republican implosion on health care, and the pant-shittingly hysterical psychotic meltdown that accompanied it. I particularly liked what Bob Herbert had to say in his New York TImes op-ed today. Here, for those of you who didn’t see it, is a clip: […]

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It’s like the French Revolution, but in reverse

Instead of following my heart tonight and writing about the colossally fucked-up narcissist John Edwards, I’ve decided to share a link to a BBC piece about why we Americans so often vote against our own best interests. (I love watching the relatively level-headed Brits trying to understand the Tea Partification of their former colonies.) The […]

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Obama lays out his healthcare plan for America

If you haven’t seen the President’s speech, delivered tonight, before a joint session of Congress, I’d highly recommend it. It’s a brilliant piece of oratory. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy If you’re inclined, you can also find the full text of the speech here… And, here, as we’ve […]

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