Thought Chasm these posts, while infrequent and poorly thought out, are also not all that complex, structurally.

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Death and Tax Cuts

So why do Republicans hate Obamacare so much? It’s not because they have better ideas; as we’ve seen over the past few weeks, they’re coming up empty-handed on the “replace” part of “repeal and replace.” It’s not, I’m sorry to

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John Boehner told Republicans some inconvenient truths on Obamacare

And this is where the 2012-versus-2016 distinction becomes so important. A party that doesn’t have a health care plan might be able to repeal Obamacare before it exists — in that case, you’re simply replacing the status quo with the

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absurd conservative health care mandates

This health care stuff is great. I’m not all into it or anything, but it’s sort of great to watch this nonsense go down, right? If you have a job—kudos, by the way, isn’t unemployment still like 64.32%*—why would you

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our brief affair with representative democracy

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of spending time with my parents. They were on the way back homeward after a long road trip, part of which was spent in colonial Williamsburg. This is noteworthy for two reasons. First,

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