Posts Tagged: health care reform

The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #22: Poverty Is Never “Genteel”

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Poverty may have been beloved of St. Francis, but not so much by the rest of us. Nobody likes to look at advanced poverty, toothless and drooling, clutching the hands of children who have running sores on their filthy legs. Poverty is a crackhead who pisses on the pavement, and sleeps with fleas and stray […]

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Health Care Reform Roundup

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Update: The White House has reached a deal with Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) for his vote on the bill. Rep. Stupak says “We’re well past 216,” the number of votes needed for passage. The debate over this round of health care reform has been nasty for a long time, and yesterday it reached epic proportions […]

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Time For A Vote

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“I think a lot of those people (protesting against the bill) today demonstrated this is not about health care. It’s about trying to extend a basic fundamental right to people who are less powerful.” — House Majority Whip James Clyburn, after anti-health care protestors resorted to ethnic and homophobic slurs against Democratic members of Congress. […]

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Politics Sunday

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I feel like the politics links have been kind of depressing, so here’s something happy that also fits in with all the Canadian stuff I’m posting today: Moose flu! Dear Vivienne Westwood, Homeless chic is not okay. Stop being evil. Love, Seth. (Mimi Nguyen has a better letter.) The EFF just isn’t giving up on warrantless wiretapping. […]

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