Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Resisting Schadenfreude In A Time Of Trump–The Healthcare Edition

I realize that, as a matter of practical politics, haranguing those who voted for Trump while thinking he would help them isn’t a clever strategy. Likewise, there are too many people who didn’t vote for Trump, who will be screwed … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Fucking Morons, Healthcare | 1 Comment

Trump’s Magic Asterisk NIH Budget

Trump budget office hard at work If you haven’t heard by now, Trump’s ersatz budget proposal would cut NIH spending by $6.3 billion dollars, over twenty percent (the number bandied about, $5.8 billion is wrong due to a slight of … Continue reading

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ICE And Freedom

If you’re Latino, or even just ‘look’ or ‘sounds’ Latino, you might want to carry a passport with you at all times (boldface mine): A Gunnison man born in Colorado was picked up by immigration officers after a court appearance … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Immigration | 2 Comments

Now Would Be A Good Time For A Democratic Healthcare Plan Proposal

Preferably, one that’s Medicare for all. Shortly after the election, I argued that there’s no One True Thing That Will Defeat Trump™: …it’s worth remembering that over 64 million people voted for Clinton: surely there are enough people to decry … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, Healthcare | 3 Comments

Grabbing The REINS

So this bill, if passed by the Senate and signed by Il Trumpe, will be a disaster–and it went virtually unoticed (boldface mine): Last week, under the cover of a media bliss-out except among Koch funded right-wing channels, the House … Continue reading

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Is There Something In The West Coast Water?

Back when genetic testing company 23AndMe charged into a brick wall (the brick wall won, by the way), I noted the idiocy of believing they could beat the FDA: On the Twitterz, I wrote that 23andMe’s attorneys should be disbarred … Continue reading

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The Educational Equivalent Of Ketchup As A Vegetable

I told you Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would be this administration’s James “We have a black, a woman, two Jews and a cripple” Watt. The Department of Education released this monstrosity yesterday: Leaving aside the illiteracy of the statement, historical … Continue reading

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