(Re)Peeling An Onion: Obamacare Edition

Obamacare, like ogres and onions, stinks and has layers. Repealing it involves removing those layers and at the very least putting things back the way they were (ideally, making...

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Political Football

Over the weekend, I engaged in a discussion with Friend of the Blog @tmi3rd. The topic of our discussion was what to think about shutting down a Shakespeare play...

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Apparently We Won’t Always Have Paris After All

The problem with “the Pen and the Phone” is that every president has a pen and any number of phones. What’s easily established is just as easily destroyed. Yesterday,...

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Life Imitates Graduate School

So for people who aren’t aware, I’m finishing up a PhD in Health Care Ethics. (It’s bioethics, but the program predates the broad use of that term in the...

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If I Really Wanted To Kill All the Sick People

This is the lefts current claim about AHCA: Republicans just want to kill all the sick people. Let’s skip, for the moment, my qualms about AHCA (which I’m not...

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Postmodernism’s House Of Cards

This argument that the availability of certain speech or ideas causes real "harm" will be the death of the West. https://t.co/wuJdnrD337 — Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) May 3,...

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Robespierre Returning

Another day another supposed academic making a fool of himself on twitter: I am, however, convinced, given the nature of his regime, that he will be held accountable for his...

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Insert Fancy “US AT WAR” Graphic Here

You know the media had them ready to go. I’m going to take a page out of ‘ette MWR’s book here: I honestly don't know how I feel abt...

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Intellectual Honesty And Pot

So, three weeks? Sorry to my readers. Today’s topic was put in my mind by the infamous ONT at Ace’s place. Via our Marginally Honorable Chairman and profane podcast...

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The Hypocrisy Of California

Some background: Consider now that California is raising it’s minimum wage to $15/hour. Now consider this quote from a Marketplace story on Trump and Small businesses: Ryssdal: So you’re skipping...

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Political Football

Over the weekend, I engaged in a discussion with Friend of the Blog @tmi3rd. The topic of our discussion...

Robespierre Returning

Another day another supposed academic making a fool of himself on twitter: I am, however, convinced, given the nature of...