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by Mo
56 minutes ago
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 2225
Views: 95825

Re: Twitter!

Seems like a good place to start a budding investigative journalism career

by Mo
Today, 08:43
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Kulturkampf? In my NFL? It's more likely than you think. Football 2018
Replies: 104
Views: 3646

Re: Kulturkampf? In my NFL? It's more likely than you think. Football 2018

Insurance companies are our new regulatory bodies, part 143.
by Mo
Yesterday, 18:30
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Brexit: what say ye?
Replies: 306
Views: 7353

Re: Brexit: what say ye?

The UK. I feel bad for May and think she’s done about a good a job as she can do with the shitty hand she got dealt. When you’re sitting at the table with an off suit 2 and 6, there’s not much you can do.
by Mo
Yesterday, 18:20
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Brexit: what say ye?
Replies: 306
Views: 7353

Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Harsh but true.

by Mo
Yesterday, 18:05
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

There are two DemSocs in the House. 2. As in not enough to play a half decent game of Settlers of Catan. They may succeed in shifting the party a little to the left, but it’s not like the antics of Tlaib and Cortez are setting themselves up as kingmakers.
by Mo
Yesterday, 12:14
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Calling 2024 for AOC

Awesome. Cool, she’s lefty Alan West, David Brat or Joe Walsh. Their impact has been squat.
by Mo
Yesterday, 10:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

Has a 1st term House member ever accomplished anything aside from making noise? That was my reaction to her promise to push through a 'progressive agenda.' Welcome to being a junior member of a sub-committee, AOC, hopefully you'll be able to get some local pork into the F35 authorization bill. She ...
by Mo
Yesterday, 10:06
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

Has a 1st term House member ever accomplished anything aside from making noise?
by Mo
Yesterday, 09:03
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

If only someone would invent some sort of space-sharing arrangement so that 2 or 3 young folks, making a fresh start in a new city all at once, could combine their meager resources to live in one place until they established a foothold there. She crashed at friends' places in DC. Her point was how ...
by Mo
Yesterday, 06:57
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

You're still not addressing her point. I've addressed it sufficiently. If anything, she was perfectly capable of getting a loan. Her alternative being having to obtain a short term loan at usurious rates makes her case more than it goes against it. I think having a minimalist Congressional dorm so ...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 16:02
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: How do you solve a problem like a MAGA?
Replies: 175
Views: 3062

Re: How do you solve a problem like a MAGA?

You guys are a lot more certain than most legal commenters I’ve seen about how clear the violation on emoluments is. You would be expanding the case law to get a) the president at all; b) arguing that having a hotel or resort or other business transaction is basically the same as taking a salary fr...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 15:55
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 4015
Views: 141548

Re: When journalism goes bad

Some dudes called Laura Loomer pretending to be Twitter execs telling her that CAIR got her kicked off Twitter. She fell for it, because of course she did. The crazy thing is she peddled it to the WSJ and they published it uncritically and “stand by their reporting”. https://www.gq.com/story/wall-st...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 10:45
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

She could lay waste to the economy if she means anything she says. Don't you normally bitch about hyperbole? I submit that she's not demonstrably worse than Trump by that strandard. Depends how seriously you take her spending desires on top of what we have now. Yes I agree if she gets nothing she w...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 10:44
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

Do we need one thread, let alone two on a backbencher freshman Congresscritter who isn't even a committee chair. Sure, why not? She has a mean social media game and that's about it. FFS, Bernie isn't going to sniff the nomination and I don't think dressing up Bernie as a pretty young woman will do ...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 06:19
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Our Friends, The House of Saud
Replies: 219
Views: 7841

Re: Our Friends, The House of Saud

Aresen wrote:
15 Jan 2019, 21:40
In this, I am on the same side as son-of-useless.
MBS or Trudeau?
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 04:49
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

ACA was non trivial. The Democrats have been pushing for universal health care since the 1970s and ACA was the best they could get through their conference. This was a party white whale for my entire life and then some and they couldn't even get a public option (i.e. Medicaid/Medicare buy in on the...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 04:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2024 for AOC
Replies: 82
Views: 1074

Re: Calling 2024 for AOC

Do we need one thread, let alone two on a backbencher freshman Congresscritter who isn't even a committee chair. She has a mean social media game and that's about it. FFS, Bernie isn't going to sniff the nomination and I don't think dressing up Bernie as a pretty young woman will do more than win an...
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 04:42
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Ooh, pretty! Graphic design
Replies: 97
Views: 5301

Re: Ooh, pretty! Graphic design

Where is Klobuchar President and why are they hosting the 1972 Winter Olympics?

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by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 04:33
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 4015
Views: 141548

Re: When journalism goes bad

NBC had to be shamed into characterizing Steve King's comments racist.
by Mo
16 Jan 2019, 03:16
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Libertarian Diskanen
Replies: 116
Views: 1815

Re: Libertarian Diskanen

Not to mention, the basic safety equipment, like a hood so that you don’t kill everyone in tour house with chemical fumes, will likely remain expensive because there’s zero mass demand for a home industrial hood to push prices down.
by Mo
15 Jan 2019, 12:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Libertarian Diskanen
Replies: 116
Views: 1815

Re: Libertarian Diskanen

Do y'all remember the time someone (IIRC Ellie) posted some idiotic twitter complaint a la "Prescription glasses prove capitalism is evil, because people with poor vision must pay money if they want to see"? Of course it's a stupid argument which among other things confuses cause and effect. This i...
by Mo
15 Jan 2019, 09:57
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 6146
Views: 164127

Re: Orange is the new President

Also, even the best fast food burger and fries is best no more than 10 minutes off of the counter. The sad thing is Trump should be good at the stupid ceremonial shit like this and is still a garbage person.
by Mo
14 Jan 2019, 18:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Libertarian Diskanen
Replies: 116
Views: 1815

Re: Libertarian Diskanen

The first step has to be that they don't get to veto all competition in local markets. The second step is probably something that allows national insurer pools. I don't know that you get there with just those things though. It's one reason I'm increasingly convinced you might need a system that use...
by Mo
14 Jan 2019, 07:53
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Libertarian Diskanen
Replies: 116
Views: 1815

Re: Libertarian Diskanen

JasonL wrote:
13 Jan 2019, 18:59
If the third party has a) the market power and b) the incentives, you can triangulate provider costs. It fails now because providers are way more regionally powerful than insurers.
I don't see how that changes unless you start breaking up regional providers.
by Mo
14 Jan 2019, 06:32
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 2225
Views: 95825

Re: Twitter!

The gauntlet has been thrown down, Chairman Powell.