Hyperbole almost always loses me. No doubt yesterday’s SCOTUS ruling was consequential, but, come on, conservatives … benshapiro@benshapiro This is the greatest destruction of individual liberty since Dred Scott. This … Continue Reading The Apocalypse Party
When asked why 27 percent of Texans lack health insurance, Gov. Male-in responded, “We wouldn’t have as many people uninsured if not for the federal government.” Newt, meanwhile, blamed the … Continue Reading The federal government ate my homework
‘MOST POWERFUL WOMAN IN 100 YEARS’ Just ask her counterpart, House Minority Leader George Hamilton, er, John Boehner. In the rush to fund a U.S. healthcare overhaul, Botox injections to … Continue Reading Speaking of hyperbole …
I understand the concerns about Obamacare, and like many of the legislation’s opponents I don’t believe it will be deficit-friendly/neutral. But must the right treat it as some nefarious plot … Continue Reading Let the hyperbole begin
Interesting that Mitt Romney is criticizing ObamaCare, since the plan he signed into law as Massachusetts’ governor touted universal coverage through a combination of individual and employer mandates paid for … Continue Reading The Anchorman, disingenuous as ever
I lost considerable respect for John McCain when he picked Coach Palin to be his veep. It was naive of me to think that a politician could rise above cynicism. … Continue Reading McCain finally gets Obama’s goat
Ray Stevens (think Jeff Foxworthy, but even less funny) rises from the dead to take on Obamacare in a “parody” that’s too painful to watch — even if you oppose … Continue Reading conservative humor, the ultimate contradiction in terms
Days after a panel of experts (experts on lying?) ruled that her claim about “death panels” was the year’s biggest political lie, Sarah Palin repeats it on Twitter. …merged bill … Continue Reading sarah palin keeps spreading ‘year’s biggest lie’
A trio of Republicans, including shrieking fanatic Michelle Bachmann, will attend a “prayercast” against health care reform sponsored by James Dobson. It’s fine if you oppose reform, but at least … Continue Reading where does jesus stand on health care reform?
A federally appointed public health task force recommends turning *medical convention on its ear, yet no specialists were consulted. The task force acknowledged that mammograms can save lives and fear … Continue Reading you can’t save lives AND money
The right compares him to Hitler, while the left fears he’s a sell-out. Opposition from both ends of the political spectrum usually signals common sense. I’m not saying that’s the … Continue Reading a good week for obama?
According to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, “Forty-five percent think the reform proposals would allow the government to make decisions about when to stop providing medical care for the elderly.” … Continue Reading another 30 percent think obama is a nazi
Two Southerners, one senator and one representative, take on conservative sacred cows (or cows, if you prefer) Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck.
The health care debate gets uglier.
Surely you’ve heard Republicans accuse the left of “scaring old people?” So what do they call this? None of the health care overhaul measures that have made it through the … Continue Reading always be scaring