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Lieberman shocks no one

I’m shamelessly stealing Paul’s joke here. Lieberman is back to square one with threatening to join the filibuster if the public option and/or the Medicare buy-in are part of the health care reform bill. What’s interesting to me at this point is that for Lieberman, any pretext that he gives…

First, do no harm

Update: This should clear up some confusion about the potential of a bill to ruin lives. Some folks in comments below are, apparently without reading the post, reciting lines about the perfect being the enemy of the good and ideological tests. So let me make this clear: progressives taking a…

Enough with the whining!

Well, after writing a post on the uselessness of shame as a motivator for better health outcomes, I’m forced to employ shame in an attempt to create better political outcomes. For shame, Obama administration, for using this tactic. “I don’t understand why the left of the left has decided that…

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