Category Archives: Conservatives

Death Panels Redux: The National Guideline Clearinghouse Edition

So the Trump Administration has decided that evidence-based medicine is stupid (boldface mine): The Trump Administration is planning to eliminate a vast trove of medical guidelines that for nearly 20 years has been a critical resource for doctors, researchers and … Continue reading

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The Banality Of ICE

If you’re a decent person, you are disgusted by stories like this about how asylum seekers in the custody of ICE are being treated (boldface mine): -Travelled thru Mexico without a problem. They had hosts who would lookout for them. … Continue reading

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Conservatives Will Always Find Something To Get Upset About. Ignore Them.

One of the hilarious things about the 2009 healthcare debate thingee was that, once conservatives started calling Romneycare ‘socialist’, we were still supposed to take them seriously (though maybe showing up armed to town hall meetings had something to do … Continue reading

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Time To Stack The Court

Conservative Matt Lewis offers some bracing honesty to conservatives (boldface mine): What (aside from a desire to put country ahead of party) is stopping the next Democratic president with a Democratic Senate majority—say, Elizabeth Warren—from simply packing the Supreme Court? … Continue reading

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Incivilitudiciousness, Paul Ryan Style

So this was a thing that happened in 2012 (boldface mine): The Republican ticket has embraced a new small-business hero. On Wednesday, the owner of a bakery who last week turned away Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. introduced Representative … Continue reading

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The NY Times Reporting Needs To Improve. A Lot.

Here’s what the NY Times had to say about Trump supporters who are doubling down on their support for Il Trumpe because he is being criticized (boldface mine): Gina Anders knows the feeling well by now. President Trump says or … Continue reading

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And Now Torture Is Part Of Our Immigration Policy

I’ve been saying since before Il Trumpe was elected that apparatus used to convince millions and millions of Americans that torture is legitimate could and would be repurposed to hurt other people. Well, according to the AP, now torture is … Continue reading

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