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October 2nd, 2018 - 6:24 pm § in Misc.

A horse walks into a bar …

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October 2nd, 2018 - 4:16 pm § in Misc.

McConnell: FBI findings won’t be made public

“Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that the supplemental FBI report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be made publicly available,” CNN reports. And that tells you everything you need to know about what’s going to be in that report, and how muc[...]

October 2nd, 2018 - 9:24 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Can China Replace Hollywood?

China’s Qingdao Movie Metropolis, dubbed “Chinawood”,  aims to become the global capital of film production.  © Wang Zhao, AFP | The Qingdao Movie Metropolis was inaugurated on Saturday, April 28, on China’s east coast. Text by Guillaume GUGUEN In the field of new technologie[...]

October 2nd, 2018 - 1:10 am § in Misc.

Why I think single payer is a bad idea

Healthcare in the US costs at least twice what it does in other countries.   There is, however, no evidence that this problem would be solved by single payer. Contrary to the beliefs of many on the left, all the studies I read say that or costs are so high because we use more expensive services [&[...]

October 2nd, 2018 - 12:16 am § in Misc.

WHAT IF … The Dems Elected Their Version of Trump?

SO NOW An extremist minority seems to have taken over the Republican party.  Moderates can not survive primaries.  The result is Trumpism and chaos. WHAT IF An extremist minority took over the Democratic  party?  Could moderates survive primaries?  What is the left wing version of Trumpism? CHA[...]