Affordable Care Act

post image
We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective ...
Presidential Report Cards

Hope and Change? Done and Done

by
We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective President. Some of you are already having apoplectic fits because you think President Obama is the worst [&hellip
post image
We’ve had a form of universal health care in this country since 1986. That isn’t a typo, that was the year that the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act was passed. It mandated that people have access to ...
The Old System Was Broken, The New System is Sprained.

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Health Care

by
We’ve had a form of universal health care in this country since 1986. That isn’t a typo, that was the year that the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act was passed. It mandated that people have access to emergency services even if they can’t pay for them. From 1986 until the implementation of the [&hellip
post image
When we first found out my father had Alzheimer’s Disease, I read eleventy bajillion books about the condition. Nonfiction, fiction -- if it covered Alzheimer’s, I read it. I also became obsessed with trying to get my ...
Dementedly Yours

Scattered Pictures

by
When we first found out my father had Alzheimer’s Disease, I read eleventy bajillion books about the condition. Nonfiction, fiction — if it covered Alzheimer’s, I read it. I also became obsessed with trying to get my dad to do crossword puzzles (which he never really liked) and eat healthy foods that studies suggested would [&he
post image
Congress is always looking out for the American taxpayer and trying to find ways to save our hard-earned dollars. That’s why Congress LOVES to shut down the federal government over pretty much anything. You know, how like ...
Shutting Down Tantrums-R-Us

Defund Congress

by
Congress is always looking out for the American taxpayer and trying to find ways to save our hard-earned dollars. That’s why Congress LOVES to shut down the federal government over pretty much anything. You know, how like if you have a business and the property’s landlord closes down the building – you won’t be spending [&hellip
post image
The past week was a busy one for the United States Supreme Court, which handed down rulings on several cases, while refusing to hear a closely-watched software copyright case between Oracle and Google. Two decisions, in ...
A Sobering Reality

The Long Fight Ahead

by
The past week was a busy one for the United States Supreme Court, which handed down rulings on several cases, while refusing to hear a closely-watched software copyright case between Oracle and Google. Two decisions, in particular — the Court’s 6-3 decision on King v. Burwell, which upheld the legality of an important part of
post image
The 114th Congress was sworn in this week, with all the pageantry of a slow-moving, noxious fart. Back in our nation’s capital, the stewards of democracy we’ve chosen (and keep choosing election after election) worked a ...
Like a Sugar Alternative But Without the Cancer Causing Chemicals

Alternatives to Congress

by
The 114th Congress was sworn in this week, with all the pageantry of a slow-moving, noxious fart. Back in our nation’s capital, the stewards of democracy we’ve chosen (and keep choosing election after election) worked a grueling 2-3 days before sprinting back the fuck out of D.C. to avoid interacting with anyone who didn’t think [&h
post image
The Snap: Nominees for the Emmy Awards were just announced and across America, people are smashing the crap out of their TVs and mobile devices to avoid seeing manic meltdowns on Fox “News.” That’s because the arch ...
First President with Emmy Nod for Mock Show About Mockery. And Health Care.

And The Emmy Goes To…

by
The Snap: Nominees for the Emmy Awards were just announced and across America, people are smashing the crap out of their TVs and mobile devices to avoid seeing manic meltdowns on Fox “News.” That’s because the arch nemesis of all that is right-wing, President Barack Obama, has received a nod from whomever it is that [&hellip
post image
The Snap: We’re barely a month into 2014 and there’s already widespread acknowledgement that Congress won’t do anything this year. There’s always an election coming up somewhere and for some reason politicians ...
If You Can't Stand The Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen

Chopped: Congressional Edition

by
The Snap: We’re barely a month into 2014 and there’s already widespread acknowledgement that Congress won’t do anything this year. There’s always an election coming up somewhere and for some reason politicians think the best way to gain votes is to turn into brick walls. It’s not enough to do nothing; they must stop everyone [&h
post image
The Snap: Today’s post will discuss things I adore about humanity and things that make me hold my head and weep. One involves politicians and pundits; the other involves people letting their freak flags fly. The ...
Tree is to Slingshot as Bowling Ball is to Atomic Bomb

ELVIS, NELSON MANDELA AND HUMANITY

by
The Snap: Today’s post will discuss things I adore about humanity and things that make me hold my head and weep. One involves politicians and pundits; the other involves people letting their freak flags fly. The Download: First, that which makes me fearful for the future of humanity, presented in a way to help preps [&hellip
Page 1 of 3123

Subscribe to get updates delivered to your inbox