Tag Archives: Medicare and Medicaid

When Political Purity Reaches Its Natural Limit

We all know the political dynamic. It’s been in place for decades. People vote for politicians who stick to their principles. John Kerry, like all Democrats, was a flip-flopper – when circumstances changed he thought about what just happened and … Continue reading

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Gaming the System

Politics is a grand game, where real people die. That’s the problem. How do you cover politics? Well, there is the first option. Over the last decade or more we have developed an industry that essentially covers the game, the … Continue reading

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Simply Killer Political Philosophy

Some things just get you thinking – unless you’re one of those people who thinks that thinking just screws things up. Basketball coaches hold that view – the player who thinks gets faked out of his shoes, so you want … Continue reading

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