Yes, Even Nelson Mandela Could Say Dumb Things
December 12, 2013
Just because a bunch of people said stupid things about one of the century's most amazing men does not mean that Mandela didn't make some grievous errors in judgement.
Sorry, Tom Corbett: Purple Pennsylvanians have little taste for truly conservative governance.
Six Reasons To Be Optimistic About States Expanding Medicaid
November 27, 2013
From the moment that the Supreme Court allowed states to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid – in a 7-2 ruling joined by Justices Breyer and Kagan – I’ve been among the more pessimistic when it comes to assessing the willingnes
After today’s Senate vote to eliminate the use of the filibuster for presidential nominees (except for the Supreme Court), Mitch McConnell vowed revenge. Evoking the tragicomic specter of unified Republican control over government, the minority leade
Stop mourning bipartisan comity, sanctimonious Beltway scolds! It died a long time before the filibuster did.
Did these Republicans even watch the movie?
Don't Compare Obamacare to Bush's Medicare Part D
November 19, 2013
Obama's health-care reform was designed to pay for itself.
On Thursday, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill that would outlaw abortion at 20 weeks, a companion to a measure that passed the House of Representatives this June and an echo of laws that have already passed in more than a dozen
The closest and most relevant election Tuesday may turn out not to be any of those on the Eastern Seaboard that have been soaking up the media’s attention—for governor in Virginia and New Jersey, and for mayor in New York and Boston—but rather the sp
From Boston, a Lesson About Obamacare
October 31, 2013
President Obama was in Boston on Wednesday—not to watch a baseball game, but to send a message about health care reform: The idea really works. Given all the news about Obamacare lately, it’s a message the country very much needs to hear.