Category Archives: General

Close Enough for Gruberment Work

Gov. Charlie Baker has demanded and received the resignations of four members of the state Health Connector board, including MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, who touched off a national uproar late last year with videotaped comments about misleading marketing of the Affordable Care Act and derogatory remarks about the intelligence of the American people. “As with [...]

there’re two words for this

domestic. terrorist. You haven’t really heard much about the 28-year-old man who allegedly threw two Molotov cocktails though the window of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s (D-MO) office on September 11th. Both devices were constructed improperly and failed to ignite after they were thrown, but this intimidating episode did briefly make national headlines. Even before the suspect [...]



Rahm Emanuel was dealt a tough political blow on Tuesday, after he was forced into a runoff election to hold onto his seat as mayor of the Windy City. Emanuel, who raised about $15 million for the campaign, finished first in the five candidate field, but fell far short of garnering the 50% plus one [...]

today’s SCORE!!!

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…Because every time I tried to get through a magazine, I would come across stories that I didn’t enjoy or that I actively hated or that offended me so much I rage-quit the issue. Go through enough of that, and you start to resist the idea of reading at all. Then I thought: What if [...]

brown chicken brown cow

“just words”

—some Attorney General previously… President Obama has asked Congress to authorize the use of force against the Islamic State, declaring in his State of the Union address “We need that authority.” No, he doesn’t. Obama has been using force against the Islamic State for six months now. Between his inherent authority as commander in chief [...]

wheelchairs leave no footprints

Tiny (Carbon) Footprint Communities With Julie Rodwell Thursday, February 26 6:30 – 8:30 pm, refreshments served at 6:30 Eastside Urban Farm & Garden Center Upstairs Meeting Hall 2326 4th Ave E, Olympia Please note new meeting location. NWEBG member Julie Rodwell, will talk about her forthcoming book: Tiny Footprints: Housing Ourselves Sustainably as We Grow [...]

there’s a word for this

the punch line …Obama has desperately tried for six years to separate his foreign doctrine from that idiot cowboy Bush… …Obama State Dept using Bush and Powell as model examples…