Win the White House… Why? Gridlock is Power to Libertarians
(First published at The Huffington Post) by Brian Ross Conventional wisdom has been that the party who holds the White House holds real power. No longer. Serve up whatever clown … Continue reading
The Water’s Fine in a Single Health Care Insurance Pool
Yet another delay in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Medium-sized businesses, those with 50 to 99 workers, will get another year’s grace period before they must offer … Continue reading
The Winner and Still Champion…112th Worst Congress EVER!
Latrice Phillips And the winner for the worst Congress…EVER…goes to… The 112th Congress for being ineffectual, childish and rendering the most powerful nation in the world impotent. Many of you … Continue reading
A Moral Approach to a Healthcare Mandate: Good Citizenship
If polls are to be believed, perhaps half or more of the people in this country do not consider “health care for all” a collective good, claiming that a “mandate” … Continue reading
Our weekly survey of the best political cartoons includes, as you’d guess the Trayvon Martin case, the Paul Ryan budget, and some etch-a-sketchy moments… Bob Gorrell
Rush Limbaugh: The Truth of Consequences
Freedom of speech is one of the great founding principals of the United States. In fact, the First Amendment specifically prohibits limitations on speech by the Government, with very few … Continue reading
The GOP Contraception Confrontation
The recent uproar about women’s rights and health care is a time machine back to the 1950’s. Birth control has been a non-controversial issue for decades. At least it was … Continue reading
The Dead Billionaires Club – The Dead Can’t Vote, but Should They Give?
If the dead can’t vote in Chicago, should they be allowed to influence politics from the grave in Pittsburgh and Denver and New York? The Koch brothers may be the … Continue reading