From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

You’ve probably seen the scary ads. They usually have some ominous music underlaying intentionally poor photographs of this guy Michael Weinstein, fading from color to black-and-white as a baritone voice comes in and indicates something menacing, overlaid with red text in a mean-looking font.

They’re all pretty hack, so far as negative political ads go. This is Big Pharma spending tens of millions of dollars trying desperately to protect their profits at the expense of people’s lives. It might well work. They’ve got a huge money advantage and a lot of people fall for scary music and dark images and […]

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Trump To The Rescue?

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During a weekend upstaged by golf, Donald Trump generously paused to dedicate the President’s Cup golf trophy to the hurricane victims of Puerto Rico, Texas, and Florida – to the “people that went through so much that we love…”

That should end the controversy over his remarks, and federal tardiness in sending help to the stricken areas. He even tweeted the dedication to show how much he really cares about lesser human beings.

However, when a Puerto Rican standing in several feet of water was told about the President’s Cup, he seemed to be confused, asking a reporter: “Can my […]

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If anyone seriously believes that Ohio Gov. John Kasich has “no idea what the Democrats are for,” as he brazenly told another national TV talk show host and his audience Sunday when he appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union,” they are in need of serious psychiatric help or a remedial course in Kasich history.

Not only does Ohio’s current governor know exactly what Democrats are for, since he’s opposed that agenda from his formative days in 1978 as an fresh Republican Ohio state senator, he also knows well what his party stands for […]

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