Daily Archives: December 10, 2007

Whoo-hoo! Medicare for All! Go! CNA! Go!

“We need organizations who aren’t afraid of what is politically possible and talk about was is morally right. Today the CNA placed a full-page ad in 10 Iowa papers arguing strongly for not-for-profit health care, Medicare for All, taking the … Continue reading

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If Nikolai Gogol wrote about Los Angeles…

It might be like this: “Bad people in the city have been breaking into city streetlights and stealing copper wiring. The city can’t seem to stop such thefts.” ~snip~ “The best — or perhaps worst — part of the story … Continue reading

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Philosophy as commodity

“But now a restive contingent of our tribe is convinced that it can shed light on traditional philosophical problems by going out and gathering information about what people actually think and say about our thought experiments. The newborn movement (‘x-phi’ … Continue reading

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And a very merry clusterfuck to you, too

“President Bush, seeming very much the clown-in-chief, led the way last week by proposing a mortgage crisis bail-out that would appear to have no chance whatsoever of working as advertised. He called it, arrestingly, the New Hope Alliance. It blithely … Continue reading

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