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When You Can’t “Buy In”

By mike flugennockTuesday - July 30th, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Health Care, Party Animals, elections

It isn’t just that Kamala Harris has the gall to straight-up rip off the name “Medicare For All” for her hack-ass healthcare proposal, nor is it just the convoluted, typically technocratic Rube Goldberg nature of her grand plan, nor the fact that it builds on the “success” of Obamacare – a healthcare policy written by the Heritage Foundation. It’s the fact that Kamalacare involves the health insurance industry – the heart of the very problem we’re trying to eliminate.

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Important Fish to Fry

By mike flugennockSaturday - July 13th, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Party Animals, Trumpism, elections, right wingnuts, war and peace

First of all, huge thanks to Kate Nocera at Buzzfeed News for tweeting that inspiring quote from the Speaker.

So, now, folks… considering her enabling of fascism, her support for an obscene war budget, her desperate opposition to Medicare For All, and her bitter refusal to hold a criminal Executive to account – a tendency going back to Bush v2.0 – I have to ask myself: who are the “important fish” that Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats are needing to fry?

Oh, yeah, that’s right…

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White House Immolation

By mike flugennockFriday - May 31st, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Health Care, Party Animals, elections, environment, media

In a tragic revival of an old protest tradition, a man set himself on fire near the White House this week.

And yes, this somehow put me in mind of the Democratic Party’s insistence on trying to foist Joe Biden onto progressive voters – which, of course, would be their biggest debacle since the 2016 debacle, and a true “hold my beer” moment for the Democrats.

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