Long before there was Twitter or Facebook, Confucius touched on an idea that would become more true in the internet age than ever it was in the past, when he wrote that “to see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.” Evil happens on the internet. Or because of it, sometimes. This is often attributed to the decay of inhibition and | Read More »
Everyone in the world is still talking, and thinking, and planning, about President Trump and the U.S. military sending missiles downrange and blowing up a Syrian air base last week. In American politics, we hear the phrase “the whole world is watching” all the time, because we think everyone everywhere is hanging on every little change of fortunes in D.C. It’s silly sometimes. But not | Read More »
Late Monday, Republicans released the modified American Health Care Act, changed in negotiation after what they might call resistance but what I would call “yuge backlash”. Dubbed “Obamacare Lite” by some – notably some members of the House Freedom Caucus – the President, the Speaker, and the Rules Committee met and negotiated with members of the House, and have presented their new version. It’s a | Read More »
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Chairman Mark Meadows on Monday, following the meeting of the House Freedom Caucus said that the caucus will not…
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House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Justin Amash tweeted tonight that the changes that have been made to the AHCA, the Republican “repeal & replace” bill, are inadequate, don’t really change anything, and that Ryan and company are seriously miscalculating their chance of passing this thing. They haven’t changed the bill’s general framework. They don’t have the votes to pass it. They have seriously miscalculated. https://t.co/Rg7myfgrRm | Read More »
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Even when you’re expecting it, a punch is still a punch.
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The big news among conservatives and political junkies has so far this week revolved are Milo Yiannopoulos, his invitation to speak at CPAC, his disinvitation from CPAC, and his book being canceled by the publisher. In homes across America, that’s a boring sentence full of things nobody cares about. Donald Trump has finished his first month in office as President, and it’s been a whirlwind. | Read More »
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CPAC is this week. It’s that annual gathering of activists, members of the Young Republicans, Ron Paul fans, bloggers, schmoozers, boozers, glad-handers, pundits, donors, politicians and even the odd conservative, from time to time. That’s not a criticism, really, it’s simply a reality. It’s not just a conservative conference. CPAC has a bit of history throwing up some crazy speaking announcement and trying to set | Read More »
Georgia Congressman and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Tom Price was confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services early Friday morning after a long second hearing and a great deal of fretful debate. Price is seen as pivotal in administration efforts to scrap, overhaul, or otherwise undo Obamacare. As Vox.com put it earlier today: “He’s the HHS secretary you’d pick if you were dead serious about | Read More »
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