Category Archives: Fucking Morons

How To Make Healthcare Savings Sound Scary

This week, the libertarian, Koch-funded Mercatus Institute attempted to shoot down Senator Sanders Medicare-For-All proposal by arguing it costs ELEVENTY GAJILLION TRILLION DOLLARS $32 trillion over ten years. Sounds scary! Of course, the headlines neglected something very important (boldface mine): … Continue reading

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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 Perpetual New Democrat Cringe: The Eric Holder Edition

So former Obama administration Attorney General (and erstwhile white collar non-crime fighter) Eric Holder spent time on the teevee machine telling the world how “Abolish ICE” is bad for Democrats. This is why most New Democrats, especially those connected to … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of Senator Patrick Leahy

In a longer article about norm erosion, Matthew Yglesias notes (boldface mine): Consider, for example, the hardball saga of the “Blue Slip Rule”: Up through 1994 or so there was a tradition in the United States Senate that a judicial … 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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Intersectionality, National Rifle Association Style

The NRA actually tweeted this: Have you ever wondered what happens when witchcraft intersects with gun control? Witch spells are cast onto POTUS and the NRA. When fighting for freedom, the NRA doesn't get involved with witchcraft. We prefer education, … Continue reading

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Remembering Why The Office Of Technology Assessment Was Eliminated

By Republicans, of course. Recent events, such as the Facebook hearing on Capitol Hill, have made it clear that we are governed by those who do not understand technology very well, to put it charitably (boldface mine): A quartet of … Continue reading

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