Category: Politics

Embryology and Science Denial

In an early draft of its next strategic plan, the Department of Health and Human Services has described its mission as “serving and protecting Americans at every stage of life, beginning at conception” [emphasis added]. In an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Richard Paulson—a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and an infertility specialist—vehemently objects to HHS’s affirmation that life […]

Reconciling the three Democratic parties 

With President Donald Trump’s Dr. Demento impersonation undermining his own party, the road should be open for Democrats to sweep the next election cycle. And, for the first time since their horrif… Source: Reconciling the three Democratic parties – Orange County Register

Democrats’ trust-busting hypocrisy

Some progressives are disappointed that the Democratic Party’s “Better Deal” agenda for the 2018 midterms doesn’t go the Full Bernie. Sure, the Democrats are proposing a minimum wage hike and anti-trust reforms. But there’s no single-payer health care or free college tuition to be found. Still, “Better Deal” suggests that centrist, pro-business Clintonites are in full retreat. […]

How Trump Has Driven Jewish Conservative Thinkers To Brink Of Extinction 

Over the coming years, environmental scientists will probably chronicle the many species that Donald Trump’s presidency has brought to extinction. Political scientists may add another: the conservative Jewish intellectual. I’m using the phrase in a specific way. By “intellectual,” I mean someone who traffics in ideas, not tribal or partisan loyalties. By “conservative,” I mean […]

JP Morgan CEO lashes out at ‘stupid sh**’ coming out of DC and says it’s embarrassing to be an American abroad

Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of the nation’s largest bank, vented his irritation with politicians and the news media on Friday, arguing that the nation is spending too much time bickering instead of solving real issues. His comments came during calls with reporters and Wall Street analysts to discuss JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s latest results […]