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The Trump Elite. Like the Old Elite, but Worse! by DAVID BROOKS

Republicans behind a health care bill found a new way to ignore regular people.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2ngwNlA


Pass the Popcorn, Please. And Where’s the Bourbon?

As we wait for the big vote, or not, this morning David Brooks writes,

I opposed Obamacare. I like health savings accounts, tax credits and competitive health care markets to drive down costs. 251 more words


A Little Farther Down the Path: The Road to Character

When I recently reviewed my book purchases from Amazon for the past few years, I was surprised to note how many of the titles I had ordered after I watched Charlie Rose’s interview with the author on his PBS talk show. 1,174 more words

Contemporary Culture

Eulogy Virtues Part II

Two years ago, I wrote about David Brook’s piece in the New York Times (https://thoughtsandtremors.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/eulogy-virtues/). It’s funny what can happen in 2 years. I feel I’m farther away from my goals than I ever imagined! 350 more words

Opinion Pieces

I Knew

I Knew

On March 17 David Brooks wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times called “Let Bannon Be Bannon”. I want to put aside for a moment how frightening that sentiment is. 455 more words

Let Bannon Be Bannon! by DAVID BROOKS

President Trump has abandoned Steve Bannon’s governing philosophy, and with it, the benefits the working class counted on.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2mddUmc