Republicans were going to have death commissions. Heres how they work. You beg for health care. We say no. Brilliant! This is the kind of stuff Democrats should have been coming out with months ago to prepare for the onslaught of Limbaugh and others.
Robert Wright brings up a great point on The Daily Dish: In Palin’s fantasy, the death-panel “bureaucrats” were going to pick winners and losers based on a judgment about their “level of productivity in society.” Well, if you view income as a gauge of a person’s… Continue reading →
Very good thing to keep in mind as you see those media clips of people (presumably those who already are insured) speaking out against health care reform: I’m pretty sick of hearing rich-ass white people complain about health care reform leaving them out to die.… Continue reading →
The Daily Kos goes after Politico for the way that it handled Palin’s claim over the health care plan: Seriously? Seriously? Yes, seriously. It falls to Politico to take a story about a national figure making up wholesale a crooked and ridiculous story about how Democratic… Continue reading →
Matthew Yglesias today rebuts this statistic about life expectancy in the Netherlands versus the United States: At birth, someone living in the Netherlands can expect to live 2.35 years longer than someone born in the US, but at age 65, the difference is reversed, and… Continue reading →