Time Magazine has opened its polls for readers to weigh in on who should be Time’s Person of the Year for 2017 (Trump was so named last year; never forget that Hitler received this distinction as well, lest anyone think it means that Person of the year is the Best of the year – that’s not the case). Time’s poll (which is still open) can be checked at http://time.com/5027387/time-person-year-2017-poll-results/. … Continue reading The “American Woman” Must Be Considered for Time’s Person of the Year
Today, Donald Trump spoke to the National Governor’s Association. While he was talking about how his team was working on a plan that would replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), he said this: “Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated.” Are you *&$% kidding me? For a century before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, multiple Presidents – including no less than … Continue reading How Many Trump Advisors Did It Take to Realize Healthcare is “Complicated”?
“So this is how the uninsured die. In a society filled with wealthy doctors and gleaming hospitals and state-of-the art medical gadgetry and the bulk of the world’s Nobel winners, it seems outrageous to allow Donny Ray Black to wither away and die without proper medical care.” These are words written by John Grisham in his book, The Rainmaker, which was the story of a … Continue reading The GOP’s Hated Health Care for Decades
I wanted to put some distance between the election and putting some thoughts together about Hillary. I didn’t want to write in the immediate emotion of the aftermath – and it was a very emotional time for many women, and continues to be. This isn’t an epitaph, because Hillary’s story isn’t finished. It’s only an assessment about what I think her legacy might include – … Continue reading The Once and Future Hillary