Archive for the ‘Government’ Category

Your Brain On Laissez-Faire Capitalism: Let The People Build The Bridges

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I’d probably be giving it too much credit to refer to it as a meme, so here’s a silly Office Space “joke” utilizing laissez-faire “logic” that at least a few eyeballs have seen on Facebook: So yeah, this makes for a silly joke of a meme, but the problem is, it doesn’t actually work in…
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Obamacare Website Glitches Reflect Complex Market-Based System

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I’m no fan of the Affordable Care Act. Maybe it was the best we could do in 2010 under the weight of Republican double-dealing and quackery, but the ACA is flawed because it tries to exist within the current health care insurance system. And well, the current system isn’t really a system at all. It’s…
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Dear Liberals, Regarding The Affordable Care Act

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Dear liberals and Democrats, I have a short message regarding the Affordable Care Act followed by a tiny request. Actually, this message is specifically concerning all the problems people are having when trying to logon to the new federal health care exchange website (HealthCare.gov). And I can already sense you turning on me at this…
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Colorado Hotel Employees Receive ‘Affordable Care Act’ Letter Brimming With Right-Wing Propaganda

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If you had not already read the article headline, you might think the following was said by a Fox News pundit or conservative talk radio host: “In the late 1930′s the German people got sold a bill of goods by the slick tongue of Adolph Hitler and the world was embroiled in a war that…
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Libertarianism Informed By Cynicism

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Because of Washington gridlock and events like the recent government shutdown, it seems sentiments like the one below are making the rounds increasingly on Facebook and other social media: I don’t know how anyone can look at what’s been going on in Washington this week and think, “Sure! Let’s give those people more control over…
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