Category Archives: Bidness

But How Will You Pay for It? The Missing the Point Edition

Ever since Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Warren released her healthcare financing plan which, in part, was an attempt to quell the persistent question of ‘how will you pay for it?’, there has been discussion on the left-ish end of Twitter … Continue reading

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Political Reporting Needs to Describe Their Experts Better: Healthcare Conflicts of Interest Edition

While it has been squashed by the release of presidential candidate Sen. Warren’s healthcare plan, there was a Politico story circulating about the problem healthcare poses to Warren’s campaign. If nothing else, that it became largely irrelevant a week later … Continue reading

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A Single Healthcare System Internalizes Costs that Corporations Would Like to Externalize

And that’s a good thing. This is a really good point I haven’t seen mentioned much in discussions of healthcare insurance funding (boldface mine): We need universal health care because we cannot sue enough companies to pay for all of … Continue reading

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Attacking Trump’s Supposed Strength

While it will seem ridiculous–and it is–one of Il Trumpe’s strengths with his supporters is that they believe he is cleaning up corruption (though what most readers of this blog and what Trumpists/Palinists consider to be corruption is probably quite … Continue reading

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No One Could Have Predicted That Trump Has as Many Sets of Financial Books as He Does Corinthians

Surprising absolutely no one (boldface mine): Documents obtained by ProPublica show stark differences in how Donald Trump’s businesses reported some expenses, profits and occupancy figures for two Manhattan buildings, giving a lender different figures than they provided to New York … Continue reading

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Trump Just Admitted that He Has Violated the Emoluments Clause

Sweet Baby Intelligent Designer, but the proposal to host the G-7 Summit at his club in Doral, FL, was an unforced error of the worst kind. Here was the original response, before Trump cancelled (boldface mine): A day after President … Continue reading

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The ‘Legitimate’ Reason Why Trump Might Have Abandoned the Kurds

With Il Trumpe’s utter mishandling of the Kurdish-Turkish conflict (and that’s being generous), more than a few people have asked what’s in this for Trump? That is, how does this policy benefit Trump’s personal interests? Has he been compromised by … Continue reading

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