Readings: Bad Lip Reading, The Donald, etc

More readings from recent days: I hadn’t been aware of “Bad Lip Reading” until this.  Funny stuff.  The Bad Lip...

A Momentous Week (Supreme Court Decisions on Obamacare, Marriage Equality, Plus a Stirring Eulogy)

EJ Dionne captures some of the significance of last week’s events: When change stops waiting By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion...

Readings: Democracy, Obamacare, Inequality, Climate Change, Asymmetric Polarization

I’ve been struggling with the problem of how to share some of the useful things I come across.  I find interesting...

More Americans Have Health Coverage

Speaking of Obamacare, news was out last week about its continued success in reducing the number of Americans without access to...

Wildly Successful Government Program Still Unpopular Because … Well-Funded Lies

A determined and unscrupulous actor can, given enough funding, create a completely false impression in the public mind.  Despite the...

Things Get Better for Americans When Democrats Drive the Agenda

Sarah Kliff at Vox reports the good news: “…the largest drop in the uninsured rate since 1965, when Medicare and Medicaid...

Hating on “Obamacare,” Liking its Features

This has been a mystery to me for a long time, and here it comes up again: “Obamacare” polls poorly...

Health Care in Illinois

It’s simple. 500,000 more people in Illinois now have health care thanks to the leadership of Democrats like Governor Quinn...

Health Insurance for Millions Threatened; Republicans Celebrate

Thanks to Paul Waldman for this: Health Insurance for Millions Threatened; Republicans Celebrate If they’re wondering why Americans think their...

Fewer Americans Lack Health Insurance, Thanks to Obamacare

One of Obamacare’s main goals was to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance.  Proof continues to accumulate that...