Category Archives: Health care

The myth of the liberal media, health care edition

The Pew Research Center has released a new report that perfectly illustrates how our broken media operates and why it’s virtually impossible for an American citizen to keep him or herself informed about the substance of government policy.  Health care … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, Politics, State of the Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

America's ability to invent unneeded sandwiches still outpacing rest of world

Hey fatso, turn your neck column this way and set your salivate levels to “flash flood.”  Hot off the heels of the The Icarus Burger comes a bizarre new sandwich that asks the question, “Are you a responsible adult who … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Health care | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

It feels like David Brooks only writes to be incorrect (health care is Iraq!?)

I defy anyone to read David Brooks’ column today and not think, “Well, we’ve done it!  We’ve found the most incorrect human alive!”  Let’s quickly go through this and then move on to more serious business, like watching a cat try to understand how a printer works.

Posted in Health care, Politics, State of the Media | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

John McCain and rest of GOP will begin pouting now, thank you very much

Sad failure John McCain is not very happy about the health care bill passing.  In fact, he is really quite sad.  He has a big frowny face, and, if it’s okay with everyone, he and his political party are going to … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Jim DeMint completely contradictory on Social Security

Jim DeMint, the Republican Senator from South Carolina who wanted to make health care reform Obama’s “Waterloo,” has an Op-Ed in USA Today today that is predictably deceitful.  This could be because DeMint is either a bad person or a dumb person … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, State of the Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Several Republicans condone racial and homophobic epithets hurled at Democrats

UPDATED BELOW The white nativist movement euphemistically referred to as “The Tea Party” is up to their old tricks again, with members calling three black lawmakers “nigger” and gay congressperson Barney Frank “faggot” at a protest this weekend.  WOW, what … Continue reading

Posted in Gay and Lesbian, Health care, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Health care reformers should admit that this bill strengthens the for-profit system

I’ve been trying all day long to write a post about health care, and I just haven’t been able to get anywhere.  The source of my frustration, after the jump.

Posted in Health care, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments