Monthly Archives: June 2017

Why Plutocrats Hate Obamacare – It’s Not Just the Taxes…..

Its worth considering why Republican donors powers-that-be have such a deep, implacable opposition to Obamacare.  Sure it meant higher wealth taxes and the risk the government might actual do something right with a broken (ahem “free”) market.  But those alone don’t account … Continue reading

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Midterms Will Be Hijacked By A Shadow Power. And it ain’t Putin.

I ran into this bit from the Washington Post’s Daily 202 piece on the Koch Brothers recent confab. Emily Seidel, who directs political strategy for Freedom Partners… about how tough the midterms might be for Republicans.  Seidel stressed the need … Continue reading

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Blockchains! Wow! Totally Missing the Point of a Currency! But No-One Cares! Blockchains!! Wow!!

Finally crystallized what bothers me about all the Blockchains/Bitcoin/Ethereum hoo-hah.  Its not the really the pump-and-dump dynamic (everyone will all of course dump right before the last second so that precisely no-one will be left holding the bag).  But under … Continue reading

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What if Trump Vetoes a Health Care Bill?

He might prefer to keep railing against Obamacare instead of owning Trumpcare… Mostly just a thought exercise here.  I’m hoping a bill never gets to his desk. But if it does, it will likely be deeply unpopular.  It will definitely … Continue reading

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2018: A National Referendum on Impeachment & (Another) “CHANGE!” Election…

The 2018 mid-terms are a few more revelations away from turning into a national referendum on impeachment.  The Democratic party may not want to go there, but Facebook will take us there regardless.  Put simply, 2018 will be another “CHANGE!” … Continue reading

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