Okay, this is admittedly random, but I love the way this guy says details.
Archive | August 12, 2009
Our President Incarnate explains:
People say, well, how can a private company compete against the government? And my answer is that if the private insurance companies are providing a good bargain, and if the public option has to be self-sustaining meaning taxpayers arent subsidizing it, but it has to run on charging premiums and providing good services and a good network of doctors, just like any other private insurer would do then I think private insurers should be able to compete. They do it all the time. I mean, if you think about it, UPS and FedEx are doing just fine, right? No, they are. Its the Post Office thats always having problems.
Well then, that should reassure the skeptics.
Direct Action: An Ethnography, anarchist scholar David Graebers long-awaited 600-page sociological/anthropological study of the anti-globalisation protest movement, is now available from AK Press.
He says itll also be available from Amazon in a couple of days.
Minnesota Rep Michele Bachmann is concerned that Obama is going to inflict on us re-education camps … where young people have to go and get trained in a philosophy that the government puts forward.
Um … I thought wed already had that. For a while.
My grandmother always referred to FDR as that man who killed all the little pigs. (If you dont know what she was referring to, click here.) Now there was a man who got warm fuzzies from seeing windows broken.
And now of course hes back.