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The Mahablog · 16h ago

Trump Owns the Health Care Mess

It’s clear that Trump has no clue how the Affordable Care Act works. But then, few Republicans in Congress do, either, including their alleged policy wonk, Paul Ryan. Trump’s understanding o...
The Mahablog · 16h ago

Keep Discussing

My grandson is visiting. I will post something tomorrow.
The Mahablog · 16h ago

Trumpcare

No time to post today, but you must have heard about Trump’s scuttling of Obamacare. Please discuss.
The Mahablog · 4d ago

So Sorry, Puerto Rico

We don’t actually know how many people have died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria and the deprivation that has followed. The death toll from the hurricane is now up to 45, accor...
The Mahablog · 4d ago

Harvey Weinstein Types Pervade the Universe

This week many fingers have pointed to “Democrats” and “liberals” and “Hollywood” regarding Harvey Weinstein. One particularly objectionable piece was actually titled “The Specifically Jewy ...
The Mahablog · 1W ago

The Dreamers Are Screwed

New York Times: Before agreeing to provide legal status for 800,000 young immigrants brought here illegally as children, Mr. Trump will insist on the construction of a wall across the southe...
The Mahablog · 1W ago

Evolutionary Psychology and Extreme Gun Ownership

Via Josh Marshall, there’s a good article by David Frum on our fruitless gun control debates. Frum points out that the entire debate has been bound by rigid rules that keep us from talking a...
The Mahablog · 1W ago

Know Your Gunz

I want to gripe about “I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise” in WaPo. I researched the strictly tightened gun laws in Britain and Australia and concluded...
The Mahablog · 1W ago

Yeah, He’s a Moron

From what I’ve seen Trump has managed to not make a complete ass of himself in Las Vegas today, which is a triumph compared to yesterday in Puerto Rico, where he did make a complete ass of h...
The Mahablog · 1W ago

Labeling Stephen Paddock

When I heard that the Las Vegas shooter owned 42 firearms, I thought back to this post I wrote last year. It linked to this study, which said, The more guns a person owns, the more likely th...