Daily Archives: November 2, 2013

Anatomy of a Clusterf**k

Believe it or not, WaPo: HealthCare.gov: How political fear was pitted against technical needs In May 2010, two months after the Affordable Care Act squeaked through Congress, President Obama’s top economic aides were getting worried. Larry Summers, director of the … Continue reading

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Government Lies and Secrecy are Incompatible with Democracy

Conor Friedersdorf at The Atlantic talks about one of my pet peeves: Stop Acting Like It’s Okay When Our Leaders Deliberately Mislead Us Can we at least agree that the American people deserve the truth? That governing ourselves requires getting … Continue reading

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Follow the Money

Breitbart: McCain: We’ll Try to Pass Immigration Changes After GOP Primaries Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gave the clearest indication that proponents of comprehensive immigration reform may make their final–and strongest–push to get legislation passed next year after House Republicans make … Continue reading

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