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The American Health Care Act Is A Wealth Grab, Not A Health Plan

The American Health Care Act Is A Wealth Grab, Not A Health Plan

The Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is a disaster for the health of the American people. But that may be nothing more than a byproduct of the bill’s main impact: it will increase inequality, and make the rich even richer than they’ve become in the last few decades.
A Lot Of Right-Wingers Have Egghead Envy
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A Lot Of Right-Wingers Have Egghead Envy

The Republican base loves to denounce "elitist" liberals and Democrats, but, for some on the right, that contempt derives from a barely concealed envy.

The Daily Show: Scorn In The U.S.A.

TPM summed up this segment from Tuesday's The Daily Show nicely -- Jon Stewart: GOP 'Loves' America But 'Hates' Most Of Its People (VIDEO): Jon Stewart on Tuesday set his sights on Republicans' calls for Americans to "take this country back."

Handshake Down In Alabama

Like Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, and many other states, Alabama has a big, new Republican legislative majority working hard to undermine unions. The House passed HB 64 yesterday, which would amend Alabama's 1901 constitution to require secret