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80 Bad Years: Conservatives’ Exemplary Record Of Being Wrong About Everything As Obamacare surpasses its goal of  7 million sign-ups, with over 8 million as of now,  and including those who have acquired insurance either as the result of Medicaid expansion or other elements of the Affordable Care Act raising the number of Americans previously uninsured or newly insured to between 14.6 and 22.1 million, there&#8217;s [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0” src=”http://ift.tt/1f5a5kp” width=”1” height=”1” /> http://ift.tt/1lgY6II

As Obamacare surpasses its goal of  7 million sign-ups, with over 8 million as of now,  and including those who have acquired insurance either as the result of Medicaid expansion or other elements of the Affordable Care Act raising the number of Americans previously uninsured or newly insured to between 14.6 and 22.1 million, there’s […]

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80 Bad Years: Conservatives’ Exemplary Record Of Being Wrong About Everything

80 Bad Years: Conservatives’ Exemplary Record Of Being Wrong About Everything

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As Obamacare surpasses its goal of  7 million sign-ups, with over 8 million as of now,  and including those who have acquired insurance either as the result of Medicaid expansion or other elements of the Affordable Care Act raising the number of Americans previously uninsured or newly insured to between 14.6 and 22.1 million, there’s discussion of how supercalifragilistically wrong Republicans…

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What Is Ryuichi Sakamoto?

What Is Ryuichi Sakamoto?

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Ryuichi Sakamoto is a musician from Tokyo. Beyond that, he could just as confidently be labeled: activist, actor, producer, composer, pianist.

But the focus here is one distinctive stretch of Sakamoto’s intriguing career, one that produced a luscious, lush, thumping string of recordings in the Nineties. Prior to that stretch, Sakamoto’s musical endeavors as a solo performer were more…

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Night Of The Living Philistines: Money Making, Envy And You Arthur C. Brooks confides to us in a New York Times Op-Ed piece that he is worried about what he calls, our “national shift toward envy.” Pity the sleepless nights the man has endured on our behalf, coming to grips with this ‘toxic’ plague poisoning the very air we breathe, and praise his sacrifice. A [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0” src=”http://ift.tt/PI7OFT” width=”1” height=”1” /> http://ift.tt/1joNMu6

Arthur C. Brooks confides to us in a New York Times Op-Ed piece that he is worried about what he calls, our “national shift toward envy.” Pity the sleepless nights the man has endured on our behalf, coming to grips with this ‘toxic’ plague poisoning the very air we breathe, and praise his sacrifice. A […]

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Night Of The Living Philistines: Money Making, Envy And You

Night Of The Living Philistines: Money Making, Envy And You

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Arthur C. Brooks confides to us in a New York Times Op-Ed piece that he is worried about what he calls, our “national shift toward envy.” Pity the sleepless nights the man has endured on our behalf, coming to grips with this ‘toxic’ plague poisoning the very air we breathe, and praise his sacrifice.

A not-as subtle-as-it-thinks-it-is obfuscation favored by many on the right these days as…

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Pensées Sur Douchebags: Anti-Obamacare Propaganda Is Pure Evil Trot out your ideological imperatives (morally weightless) trundle by your political, strategic rationales (excuses) bloviate your partisan sanctimony (making it even worse) and hoist your faux concern for the lot of Americans (unbelievable), but the false witness you continue to bear against the only, and to date best available, lifesaving alternative for health insurance and [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0” src=”http://ift.tt/1jaGB9t” width=”1” height=”1” /> http://ift.tt/O0Stid

Trot out your ideological imperatives (morally weightless) trundle by your political, strategic rationales (excuses) bloviate your partisan sanctimony (making it even worse) and hoist your faux concern for the lot of Americans (unbelievable), but the false witness you continue to bear against the only, and to date best available, lifesaving alternative for health insurance and […]

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Pensées Sur Douchebags: Anti-Obamacare Propaganda Is Pure Evil

Pensées Sur Douchebags: Anti-Obamacare Propaganda Is Pure Evil

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Trot out your ideological imperatives (morally weightless) trundle by your political, strategic rationales (excuses) bloviate your partisan sanctimony (making it even worse) and hoist your faux concern for the lot of Americans (unbelievable), but the false witness you continue to bear against the only, and to date best available, lifesaving alternative for health insurance and medical care for…

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The Invigorating Minutiae Of Karl Ove Knausgaard

The Invigorating Minutiae Of Karl Ove Knausgaard

My Struggle

If there’s a maxim that all politics is local, perhaps there should be a similar one that all literature’s in the small details of life, or something like that. If so, the novels of Karl Ove Knausgaard are the standard by which we measure successful literary endeavor.

Writing in the New Yorker, critic James Wood said of reading Volume Two of Knausgaard’s, My Struggle that “even when I was bored…

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Bastard Children of Nixon and Rand Frolicking In Their Filthy Rags of Avarice In some murky anatomical zone of procreation, the race-baiting strategies bequeathed via a grotesque gothic Ark of the Covenant to the Republican Party, for utilization by decades of political operatives and apparatchiks as a sacred touchstone for electoral profits, inseminated the Objectivist hallucinations of Ayn Rand, which divide humans into golden geese and fleshly detritus, [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0” src=”http://ift.tt/1d53Npn” width=”1” height=”1” /> http://ift.tt/1hJj5gP

In some murky anatomical zone of procreation, the race-baiting strategies bequeathed via a grotesque gothic Ark of the Covenant to the Republican Party, for utilization by decades of political operatives and apparatchiks as a sacred touchstone for electoral profits, inseminated the Objectivist hallucinations of Ayn Rand, which divide humans into golden geese and fleshly detritus, […]

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Bastard Children of Nixon and Rand Frolicking In Their Filthy Rags of Avarice

Bastard Children of Nixon and Rand Frolicking In Their Filthy Rags of Avarice

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In some murky anatomical zone of procreation, the race-baiting strategies bequeathed via a grotesque gothic Ark of the Covenant to the Republican Party, for utilization by decades of political operatives and apparatchiks as a sacred touchstone for electoral profits, inseminated the Objectivist hallucinations of Ayn Rand, which divide humans into golden geese and fleshly detritus, in order to…

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