Monthly Archives: March 2017

Elizabeth Warren: be in this fight!

Life under Donald Trump resembles what I would imagine a bad LSD trip to be. Psychedelically shocking news one day. Excruciating news the next. Today we awoke to an executive order ending a regulation that officials consider climate change when making decisions. … Continue reading

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Repeal, replace; reveal disgrace

The House vote Thursday will tell us a lot about who we are as a society. Sixty times  over the past seven years the Republicans could afford to play games with their efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA), … Continue reading

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Trump budget: keeping his promises?

They say it’s DOA – that all Presidents’ budgets are dead on arrival. We might want to think this is just the opening gambit from the central player in The Art of the Deal,  in this era of obtuse and erratic … Continue reading

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Florida escape warm but no political respite

Twelve days in Florida were a therapeutic escape from grey snow and brutal cold in Massachusetts, but even in the Sunshine State one couldn’t escape the maladies of the political environment. A tour boat along the inland waterway near Palm Beach … Continue reading

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And the Oscar goes to Donald Trump?

Donald Trump read a teleprompter-guided speech to a joint session of Congress last night that was softer in tone than his usual dystopian rants. He didn’t froth with insults, sneer disdainfully, gesticulate wildly or drift off message into solipsistic indulgences. … Continue reading

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