Daily Archive: 03 Aug 2017

Aug 03

Obamacare and Disingenuous Republican Tutors

For eight years, Republicans drove themselves into a fever-pitch hysteria against the Affordable Care Act without bothering to learn how the law worked. Working from the premise that Obamacare was a uniquely ill-designed law — death panels! train wrecks! — they easily persuaded themselves and much of the country that Republicans could write something vastly …

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Aug 03

Odd Words: Choli

We’re back moving forward with page 51 of The New York Times Everyday Reader’s Dictionary of Misunderstood, Misused, and Mispronounced Words: Revised Edition! There wasn’t a lot to choose from, but I do like today’s word: choli. Three Big Roots I knew almost every word on page 51. It shows the power of knowing roots. …

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