Obamacare’s Sticker Shock

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  I voted for Obama twice. After President George W. Bush foolishly led us headstrong, willy-nilly into an ill-conceived war I was eager to put anybody running against the GOP into office. At least I had the good sense to only vote for Bush the first term. Yes, I am one of those independent-minded people [Read More...]

The Death of Miriam Carey: An Unnecessary Cruelty

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There will be a lot of people who disagree with me. I don’t mind. Disagreement is part of a healthy dialogue. I have said it a gazillion times before and I’ll reiterate it now — I never, ever want to live in the place where everyone thinks the same way. Disclaimer out of the way, [Read More...]

I talk to cabbies

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I talk to the cabbies. Where are you from? They answer: Ethiopia, Sudan, Libya, Jamaica, Mississippi. What brought you to DC? A better life. Then they tell me about the people they knew before they came to D.C.. The sisters, the cousins, the aunties, the brothers. They speak about how they miss their mamas and [Read More...]


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