by djerrid The “trolley problem” is a classic philosophical moral dilemma. The thought experiment is as such: A runaway trolley is speeding down the rails where it will hit a group of […]
After seven years of political games without having to govern, House Republicans are damned if they repeal Obamacare, and damned if they don’t.
Democrats spent four months just writing the Affordable Care Act, with public input, and it took another six months of amendments and political wrangling before it passed. Trumpcare? Written in private in a few weeks with no public input, and it’s being rushed through Congress. That tells you almost everything you need to know right there.
I’ve been thinking about my values a lot since the election, and I’ve realized what my most fundamental value is – fairness.
This morning I had some spam hit my email that I very nearly didn’t delete. I stopped, read it, nearly pulled it out of my spam trap, but ultimately deleted it. It […]
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part four of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Kevin Passmore’s definition.
Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus case asks SCotUS to extend constitutional protections to to those who intentionally lie to voters. I do not know anyone whose parents or church taught them […]
Oblivious to irony and immune to shame – two observations about Tea Party Republicans and health care exchanges.
Seriously. If one searches on the terms effect of crippling sanctions, one finds over 800,000 results at Google. A quick review of the first great many confirms, at the very least, that […]
I don’t think anyone in this town believes that repealing ObamaCare is going to increase the deficit. — John Boehner, speaker of the House, Jan. 6, 2011, at his first press conference […]