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Posted by AdLib On Oct - 23 - 2009 6 COMMENTS

Politico is reporting today that Pelosi does not have enough votes for a robust public option in the House,  Politico is in fact reporting that it is all moving towards a triggered public option. House Dems are saying they’re outraged and that they will have enough votes a robust public […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 23 - 2009 14 COMMENTS

Some stories hit you hard because you were in that exact situation at some point. “In 2003, William Koehler of Pittsburgh, Pa. lost his job as an electronics technician. He lost his health insurance, too, but he’d been lucky enough to have the defibrillator battery in his heart changed just […]

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 21 - 2009 2 COMMENTS

A math problem. Q: Take 70% of Americans wanting a Public Option and subtract from that 48% of The Senate not supporting it. What is left over? A: Democracy. As it turns out, The Founders made a bit of a mistake with the structure of our government. The concept of […]

Categories: Featured, News & Politics
Posted by AdLib On Oct - 17 - 2009 14 COMMENTS

UPDATE: Arianna remains so envious and angry, she has written ANOTHER article attacking the Balloon Boy coverage for stealing attention from her attention-getting fabricated story. What is disgusting about this new article is her using the issue of needy children to hide her spite behind. This article launches a new […]

Posted by tyler-durden On Oct - 16 - 2009 3 COMMENTS

Hi all! Well, the tension seems to be mounting. This is the point in a movie where the music starts to get quicker, more dramatic. We feel like we are getting close to some sort of climax. Something is going to happen! WE’RE ON THE EDGE OF OUR SEATS, READY […]

Categories: Featured, News & Politics
Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 13 - 2009 4 COMMENTS

Now let’s get a good bill with the public option.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 12 - 2009 2 COMMENTS

Yes, you read that right, the insurance industry has come out strong to promote the need of a public option. They announced in a report today that the Baucus bill, which doesn’t have a true public option, would force them to raise premiums on families by $4,000 a year. So…the […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 9 - 2009 34 COMMENTS

In surprising news President Barack Hussein Obama has won the Nobel Peace prize in the first year of his presidency. While the president is under constant attack at how from the right wing he has already begun to transform the world, especially America’s image around the world. This prize is […]

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 8 - 2009 24 COMMENTS

There was a discussion on a news show yesterday, the commentators hosting a pair of talking heads on the topic of Pres. Obama’s having a big problem on the economy. They debated about the big problem being that he doesn’t have “big ideas” to address the economy. In the face […]

Categories: Featured, The Media
Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 7 - 2009 9 COMMENTS

First let me unequivocally say I would prefer single payer over all and a robust public option for the entire country at least. However the one public option compromise I think I can live with was reported by Sam Stein today.  Some Senate Democrats are suggesting that they would add […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 5 - 2009 7 COMMENTS

The comparisons of the Afghan War to Vietnam are pure hyperbole. The list of reasons are numerous but when you compare the total cost in human life lost in both wars there is simply no comparison. I think it’s incredibly disingenuous and disrespectful to compare the two wars considering what […]

Categories: Featured, World News
Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 2 - 2009 7 COMMENTS

One of the misconceptions in the healthcare debate is that single payer is the only way to keep healthcare costs down.  Countries like the Netherlands and Japan keep healthcare costs much lower than ours and have much better quality healthcare than ours with mostly private systems. All our legislature needs […]

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 30 - 2009 41 COMMENTS

I have had the misfortune to have caught what appears to be the Swine Flu. Not only do I appear to have all the symptoms but my lungs seem to be filled with bacon fat. This has resulted in my being stranded on the couch for days watching far too […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Sep - 30 - 2009 6 COMMENTS

According to end timers who quote many mythical (religious) references the world is suppose to end 2012. This is one of the reason many right wing end time believers think President Obama is the anti-Christ. To be fair it seems like every president since Nixon has been dubbed as the […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Sep - 28 - 2009 8 COMMENTS

Probably the thing that has surprised me most after the election of President Obama is how large swaths of this country simply cannot accept the tenants of our representative democracy.  Instead a large minority continue to demonize and mischaracterize the very progressive policies that people voted for even though conservative […]

Categories: Featured, Observations
Posted by AdLib On Sep - 25 - 2009 22 COMMENTS

So many things are going on around us without our knowing. For example, I just took a bite of your tuna sandwich. Mmmm…delicious mercury! Below is a list of things you may or may not know but are not greatly publicized: 1. Social Security\Medicare has been de facto reduced for […]

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