Category Archives: Basic Human Decency

Not A Good Day For A Jewish Charlottesville Congregation

Leaving aside what motivates the median Trump supporter, one of the key motivations, if not the key motivation, of Neo-Nazis specifically is anti-Semitism. Which makes this report all the more disturbing (boldface mine): On Saturday morning, I stood outside our … Continue reading

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They Still Are Who We Said They Were

The good, if not great, news is that the Republicans’ efforts to damage the ACA–which is to say, immiserate millions and kill thousands of their fellow citizens every year–have stalled for now (though keep an eye on the Trump administration’s … Continue reading

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American Shame

A disabled protestor opposed to the Republican AHCA after being detained by Congressional security forces: Because people don’t want to be killed by Republicans. History will condemn Republicans and God will damn them.

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The Logical Outcome Of The Politics Of Petty Meaness

Some people are just big meanies (boldface mine): And, like countless California motorists with severe disabilities, particularly in congested Los Angeles, Kovic often has trouble finding a handicapped parking space. After he does, some thoughtless driver just might park illegally … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts About The Republican Deathcare Plan

I would write something more coherent, but I’m wondering how much my insurance will eventually increase because, despite being in overall good health, I once had kidney stones (pre-existing condition!). Anyway, if you want to read people bringing the heat, … Continue reading

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Going Soviet On Insulin (And Healthcare Insurers As Death Panels)

This is shameful (boldface mine): Fourth grader Gabriella Corley is trapped. She has type-1 diabetes and is allergic to the kind of insulin her insurer makes affordable — and her family can’t pay for the kind she needs every day … Continue reading

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Petty People: The Mitch McConnell Edition

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, protecting the dignitude of the Senate (boldface mine): Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has apparently been ignoring Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) since moving to silence her on the Senate floor in February, Warren … Continue reading

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