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Obamacare in the land of the yahoos


Swamp Rabbit swam two laps around the swamp then dragged himself onto the porch, where I was commenting on the virtual secessionists who are still fighting Obamacare, a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act. “I can’t get my head around this one,” … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan is Robin Hood for the rich


Ayn Rand wasn’t a good enough fiction writer to create protagonists who were anything more than mouthpieces for her cartoonish, elitist “philosophy.” However, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is the word made flesh — a real-life monster of selfishness and, fittingly, … Continue reading

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Groveler-in-chief can’t cut deal on debt


Last night I listened to Barack Obama beg right-wing fanatics to accept his proposed solution to the debt ceiling standoff. He may as well have said, “Come on guys, I’m giving away the store plus all the land around the … Continue reading

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Corbett to constituents: Go frack yourselves


From the March 17 Philadelphia Daily News: It hasn’t gone unnoticed to Pennsylvanians that the natural-gas industry is drilling the Marcellus Shale without paying taxes, while Gov. Corbett has been drilling into education and Medicaid. According to a Daily News/Franklin … Continue reading

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