Daily Archives: March 14, 2017

RECOMMENDED READING: Harold Pollack, “Will ‘repeal and replace’ implode?” (healthinsurance.org)

RECOMMENDED READING: Harold Pollack: “Will ‘repeal and replace’ implode?” (healthinsurance.org) Republicans just proposed a $12,900 annual premium increase on low-income 64-year-olds. A shambolic [chaotic, disorganized] performance. https://www.healthinsurance.org/repeal-and-replace/will-repeal-and-replace-implode/ Advertisements

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“The CBO finds, for example, that a 64-year-old with an income of 26K would see net premium rise from $1700 to $14,600. — Paul Krugman

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Dante’s Paradise: Canto 7 Retelling — Mercury — The Mystery of Redemption

Chapter 7: Mercury — The Mystery of Redemption Justinian sang in a mixture of Hebrew and Latin, “Hosanna, holy God of hosts, whose brightness illuminates these realms’ blessed fires.” Song is one of the arts found in Paradise; dance is … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Tom Nichols, How America Lost Faith in Expertise (Foreign Policy)

Tom Nichols: How America Lost Faith in Expertise (Foreign Policy) In 2014, following the Russian invasion of Crimea, The Washington Post published the results of a poll that asked Americans about whether the United States should intervene militarily in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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