Category Archives: Obamacare

“Carthage Must Be Destroyed!” and the GOP

  In ancient Rome, Cato the Elder (234 bc-149bc) was a predecessor to modern day American Republicans.  He woke up every day, scratched his eyes, shook his head and then asked, “What can I be against today?”  One of his … Continue reading

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I’m Gloating This Morning….

…but only a little!  Yes, it is always ego rewarding to to have your side in an argument prevail as happened yesterday when the Republicans failed to repeal Obamacare.  And that childish impulse to gloat is okay as it is … Continue reading

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Trump Calls Their Bluff!!!

Trump is now demonstrating that “The Art of the Deal” that he always has in mind involves no “artistry.”  For, diplomacy is a kind of artistry and he dabbled with it for a moment and then ran into a childish … Continue reading

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Obamacare Showdown Today for Republicans

The Republican Party has painted itself into a corner with today’s vote in the House of Representatives.  Regarding their unifying cry of “Repeal Obamacare”, the House is scheduled to vote today on the issue and several of the GOP representatives … Continue reading

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The GOP: The Party of “No”

The Republicans just cannot let Barack Obama go.  They hate him so much that, given that they can’t kick him around anymore, they are kicking him vicariously through their effort to repeal Obamacare.  Oh, if he’d have only gone Michael … Continue reading

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The Idiocy of Our Politics

When I was in grade school in the 1960’s, from time to time a group of kids, usually boys, would get together and announce to each other that they were going to do some brazen, daring thing.  This announcement would … Continue reading

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