It's Time to Make Healthcare More American

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The GOP really wanted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They wanted it bad, like Gollum and the One Ring bad. Repealing Obamacare is their precious. They haven’t shut up about it for the past 7 years but now that they control both chambers of Congress as well as the White House they can’t figure ...
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Fixing American Democracy: Voting Bucks

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I was excited to see a headline recently about a new initiative in Seattle called the Democracy Voucher Program. Finally, I thought, someone has brought the excitement and prestige of vouchers to the boring old institution of voting. My excitement melted into bitter disappointment when I read the details. All ...
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We need to talk about pockets

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Dear Pants Maker, First, I’m a big fan of your work. There’s a lot of polarization in the world today but almost everyone can agree that pants are pretty nice to have around. I own several pairs and wear them almost every day. My wife is the same way, always with the pants wearing. We both just ...
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Carnivorous Flying Space Monkeys!

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Healthcare in America is fucked. One look around will confirm this to anyone with a functional cerebrum. What the cerebrally privileged disagree on is why it’s so fucked and how best to get it unfucked. Some blame corporate greed, others point to government interference in the free market and some ...
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Black Suit of Death #2 is Funded!

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One of the most nerve wracking parts of the writer’s life is submitting work to a publisher. We all hope for the sweet validation of a publisher writing back to say, “this is good, here’s some money.” We also fear the rejection that is much more probable. We will examine a rejection letter ...
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It's Time to Privatize the Martian Slave Colony


Big Government has a secret colony of slave children on Mars, according to a recent guest on the Alex Jones show. NASA made a feeble attempt at denying the existence of such a colony but Jones is the most credible source of news in America, trusted even by the President himself. The Martian slave colony ...
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