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Speaking of the Crumbs 4 Progressives program!

From the Washington Post via Harper’s here:

The system—and by this we mean the constitutional structure of checks and balances—requires policymakers to settle for incremental changes.

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This is just how f*cked we are!

From CNBC here:

“When Hillary Clinton says we are ‘stronger together,’ what she means is we are stronger if we are all subject to the state,” Ryan said.

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While i intend to write more about Packard’s new book (delightfully if uncomfortably subtitled, interventions into the lives of others) once i am through with it, a paragraph in the opening chapter seemed both so important and accurate as to merit sharing immediately — particularly given the lessons it may hold for the Universal Health Coverage ( 307 more words

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Everybody pig pile on the crazy Obamacare!

From CNBC here:

Washington (CNN)Bill Clinton criticized President Barack Obama’s signature policy reform while on the stump for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, calling Obamacare “the craziest thing in the world.”

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Even the New York Times is saying Obamacare is a dud!

From the New York Times:

With plans too expensive and inaccessible for many, the Affordable Care Act will almost certainly need to evolve.

That’s more polite than what I would say but expensive and inaccessible is not what Obamacare was aiming for.

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Big shock, Epipen lady lied to Congress about Epipen profits!

From CNBC here:

Mylan said on Monday the auto-injector EpiPen’s pretax profits were 60 percent higher than it told Congress, according to sources close to the matter.

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The 'pragmatic center' has produced garbage results!

From CNBC here:

Of all the challenges facing economic growth, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner believes the U.S. political situation is the worst.

“I think the scarier things are really about politics, the scary erosion of the pragmatic center in politics, the diminished capacity to make sensible economic choices, something governments really have to do,” Geithner said…

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