Tagged: U.S. politicis

Republicans Suggested Forcing People to Buy Insurance

Republicans Suggested Forcing People to Buy Insurance

Perhaps the most controversial provision in America’s new health care legislation is the requirement to buy insurance or face a fine. It applies to anyone who does not have insurance through an employer, or...

There May Be Hope for Humanity – and Democracy – After All

There May Be Hope for Humanity – and Democracy – After All

I went to church last night for the first time in decades. For reasons too complex to explain, I had come to the conclusion that religion might well be the Anti-Christ, and that if...

Who Is John L. Perry and Why Isn’t He in Prison?

Who Is John L. Perry and Why Isn’t He in Prison?

Who in his right mind would suggest that the time has come for a military coup (like the one in Honduras; photo at right) in the United States? Nobody. That is nobody in his...

OMG! AARP is in Favor of Cutting Subsidies to Medicare Advantage

OMG! AARP is in Favor of Cutting Subsidies to Medicare Advantage

You’ve heard the President’s promise: No Medicare benefits will be sacrificed to make health care reform possible. And technically, I suppose, he is not really lying. But it certainly looks as if he is...

Let’s Face It: Jim Crow Rides Again – Especially in the South

Let’s Face It: Jim Crow Rides Again – Especially in the South

There’s an article in Politico today suggesting that South Carolina is the nerve center of the vicious anti-Obama crusade under way in America. The writer, Alexander Burns, depicts the state as a quaintly eccentric...